Parent at vernacular school hurls abuse at teacher


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 14 Jan 2016

MERSING: In a fit of anger, a father whose son was allegedly scolded by a teacher at a Chinese vernacular school here went to the school and hurled abusive slurs,

Mersing OCPD Deputy Supt M. Kumar said that the father went to the primary school's staff room and cursed at the teacher before ruffling up some school exercise books that were piled up on her desk.

He said the father was upset that the teacher allegedly scolded his son.

"He shouted insults like "bodoh" and the like, making her feel embarrassed as there were a few witnesses present during the incident," he said when contacted by The Star here on Thursday.

It was learnt that the 49-year-old teacher Salina Daud lodged a report on Jan 13, claiming that the father attacked her in the teacher's common room at SJK(C) Pai Chee.

DSP Kumar said that copies of the police report went viral on social media, with some netizens alleging that the case was a racial issue.

"Initial investigations showed that there was no physical contact between the father and the teacher and there were no injuries involved.

"It is a case of a disgruntled parent confronting a teacher about his son being scolded in school.

"The whole thing had been blown out of proportion and should not have been made into a racial issue.

DSP Kumar added that the teacher's statement has been recorded and the police have called the parent in for questioning as well.

He said the pupil would also be questioned to assist in the case.

He also said that the case was ongoing and was being investigated under Section 509 of the Penal Code for uttering words or showing gestures intended to insult the modesty of a person.
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