The ministry confirmed that a report was received a week ago about the incident of the teacher assaulting the student and appropriate action was taken. The accused teacher has been suspended pending a detailed investigation. The Ministry has also instructed to dismiss the employee if the attack is proved.
The student was attacked outside the school on a holiday.
The case has been handed over to the concerned legal authorities for a thorough investigation into the matter. All available information has been handed over to the investigation team as part of this. The Ministry of Education said in a statement that it will cooperate with the investigating authorities to collect all relevant details in accordance with rules and regulations.
The ministry has requested not to share images related to crime. Care should be taken not to disclose the names of the victim and the suspect at this stage of the investigation. It was also reminded not to engage in discussions in such a way as to make preconceived conclusions or judgments through social media.
The Ministry stated that they are committed to fulfilling their educational and legal responsibilities while protecting the confidentiality of the case and the privacy of all parties involved. The Ministry also pointed out that it is important to consider the feelings of the student, the concerns of the parent and the privacy of the family.