Jamaican News

Jamaican student charged with assaulting his teacher

June 10, 2022 | Colin O. Jarrett |  A 16 year-old student at the Tivoli Gardens High School in Kingston, Jamaica has been charged with assaulting a 56 year-old teacher on Monday.

The male student was charged with assault occasioning bodily harm.  A video of the altercation has been posted on social media.

The police said the teacher was conducting her class when the accused student entered and began behaving boisterously.

The police said the teacher asked him to leave but he refused, leading to a physical confrontation causing bruises and swelling to the teacher’s face, upper body and breast.

Upon receiving information of what happened, the Principal fainted and has since been hospitalized.

Colin O. Jarrett is Caribbean News Editor with Vision Newspaper

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