Friday, October 30, 2015

School Teacher Flogs Student to Death

 An outrage ensued in a school after a student was allegedly flogged to death by a teacher.

On Wednesday, students of IMG Secondary School, Oke Ado, Ibadan, expressed outrage after their colleague slumped and died following severe punishment and flogging from a teacher for arriving late to school.
It was learnt that some properties of the school including chairs and tables, cabinets were destroyed by the protesting students, even as they scattered documents before policemen arrived at the scene.
Windows and doors of the staff room were also vandalized and as the protest escalated, teachers and administrative workers of the school took to their heels for fear of being attacked.
According to an eye witness, trouble started when the student arrived school after classes had commenced for the day.
"He told the teacher he came late due to illness. At that point, the principal, who was passing by asked the teacher the cause of the discussion.
The principal ordered the teacher to flog the student for coming late and he slumped in the process. They tried to resuscitate him but it was too late", he disclosed.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Oyo State Police Command, Adekunle Ajisebutu, who confirmed the incident said investigation into the matter had commenced.

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