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Komenda SHS girl given 40 lashes for leaving school without exeat

Cane Lash The case has been sent to DOVVSU for investigations

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 Source: www.ghanaweb.com

• The student reportedly left campus without an exeat over the weekend

• When she returned, the headteacher gave her 40 lashes for flouting school rules

• The case has been sent to DOVVSU for investigations

One Sarafina Mensah has been left with bruises after receiving 40 lashes from her headteacher for leaving the school premises without an exeat.

The victim, who is a boarding student of Komenda Senior High School on June 20, 2021 left campus to the house for food items.

Upon her return, the headteacher, identified as Madam Ama Sika gave the student 40 lashes on the buttocks leaving her with bruises on the buttocks and some parts of her body.

According to a Class FM news report, Sarafina subsequently visited the hospital for treatment after sustaining injuries.

She also narrated what had transpired between herself and the headteacher to the housemistress a day after the incident happened.

The headteacher has since been reported to the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) for investigations to be launched into the matter.

Source: www.ghanaweb.com
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