A pupil at Nkwanata South M/A Redeem Basic School of the Oti region was canned to the point of injury for criticising the ‘sobolo’ drink her teacher was selling at the school.
The pupil (name withheld) sustained multiple injuries on her body as she was severely beaten by her class teacher whose name given was only given as Madam Magdalene.
The student was physically assaulted last week Friday after she complained to a friend in the school that the popular sobolo drink sold by their class teacher was not sweet.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) says it has started investigations into the case of a teacher assaulting a nine-year-old pupil who criticised the taste of her ‘sobolo’ drink.
Jonathan Korsinah, the Nkwanata South Education Director, said it was an unfortunate development and they will get to the bottom of the incident.
The pupil claims the teacher also said unsavoury things about her mother.
Isha Razak, mother of the nine-year-old said she is pained and does not understand why the teacher keeps inflicting pain on her ward.
According to her, the teacher takes delight in assaulting her daughter even for making little mistakes in class.
Offering his apologies, the Nkwanata South Education Director said the teacher is in the wrong for what she did to the student.