The Head Master and two teachers of a government high school in Tumakuru district of Karnatka served alcohol to students on a trip when they asked for water to quench their thirst, officials said, following which they were placed under suspension.
The incident occurred near Hassan on December 10 when they were returning after a trip to tourist places in Dakshina Kannada.
The officials said when the tired students asked for water, the teachers, who were in an inebriated condition, served them bottles containing alcohol, following which few students felt uneasiness and even vomited.
The students’ parents complained to authorities.
The Deputy Director of Public Instruction today visited the school at Bommala Devi Pura and conducted an inquiry following which the teachers were suspended, officials said.