TWELVE teachers from a Tamil school in Sungai Petani, Kedah have lodged a joint police report against a parent who slapped a teacher, Makkal Osai reported.
The incident occurred during the school’s sports day, after a female teacher scolded a student for leaving the tent of his team.
The boy’s father, who was upset over this, allegedly confronted the teacher who then told him to return to the area allocated for parents.
However, the man returned with his wife, who slapped the teacher.
The headmaster and all the teachers from the school filed a joint complaint at the Kuala Muda police station, demanding action against the parents.
> A so-called priest in Tamil Nadu is in hot water after villagers accused him of molesting a woman in the pretext of “healing” her from stomach pain, Malaysia Nanban reported.
The woman had earlier been advised by a neighbour to consult the priest from a nearby church.
Apparently, he was said to be able to cure such illnesses through prayers.
He asked for RM30,000 to cure the woman.
She paid about half the sum.
But when she went to the church for the supposed healing session, the man molested her, she claimed in a police report.
The situation became tense when villagers heard about it.
They gathered in front of the church and demanded that the man be arrested.
Police rushed to the scene and detained the man.
- Found in translation is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.