South Africa 19.9.2013 05:22 pm

Pupil caught assaulting teacher on camera (VIDEO)

A screenshot taken of a viral video showing a Glenvista High School pupil assaulting a teacher.

A screenshot taken of a viral video showing a Glenvista High School pupil assaulting a teacher.

A Glenvista High pupil has been suspended for physically attacking a teacher – with the whole incident caught on camera.

Filmed on Wednesday, the Grade 8 pupil is seen yanking, hitting and kicking the teacher in the classroom at the school in southern Johannesburg, much to the amusement of his fellow pupils. At one point a pupil is heard yelling at him to “F*** him up”.

 

 

The attack continues out of the classroom, with fellow pupils urging him on. The teacher calmly walks away, even as the pupil grabs a broom and throws it repeatedly at him.

Eyewitness News has reported that the pupil has been suspended and the Gauteng Department of Education has condemned the assault which has outraged the community.

 

UPDATE: Departmental spokesman Gershwin Chuenyane confirmed that a team of senior officials had been sent to the southern Johannesburg school to ensure the pupil’s immediate suspension.Read more here: http://ow.ly/p2Oj0

 

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