Ghaziabad: The parents of a Class 11 girl student on Wednesday filed a police complaint against a male teacher at a public school in Ghaziabad for slapping her, police said.

Police said teacher Aadil slapped the girl student of Dayawati Higher Secondary Memorial Public School, Sahibabad, for commenting on two of her classmates.

After returning from school, she told her parents, who met the school principal.

The parents said they approached police after the principal did not act on their complaint against the teacher.

"We have received a complaint and investigation is on," said Sahibabad police officer Hardayal Singh Yadav.