Thanjavur: Thanjavur District Principal Session Court had convicted 10 of the 21 accused in the case of fire at a primary school in Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu in which 94 children were killed 10 year ago.
Session court on Wednesday pronounced the founder of Krishna English Medium School founder Pulavar Palanichamy, his wife and school correspondent Saraswati, headmistress Santhanalakshmi and others guilty under section 304 of the IPC (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder).
The court acquitted 11 others accused in the case. They include three school teachers and eight government officials.
On 16 July 2014, fire broke out in School in which 94 children killed. This was the worst accident at a school in Tamil Nadu.
At the time of the incident, over 200 children were in the thatched roof class room.