Corporal punishment is banned by the Ministry of Education but some teachers don’t take this warning seriously.
13-year old pupil at Joymark Academy in Uasin Gishu County is nursing injuries after a teacher whipped him with a wire over a love letter he had written to a girl in the same school.
According to Samuel, the teacher summoned him then proceeded to beat him up using an electric wire inflicting serious injuries on his back and neck.
Samuel could not withstand the pain so he proceeded to report the insult to the school headteacher. He was taken to a private nurse who dressed his wounds and kept the matter to themselves and not informing Samuel’s parents.
David the brutal teacher accepted his mistakes and said that he failed to report the matter since he was embarrassed by his stupid actions and that it was intentional to end up hurting the boy.
“I am sorry that we did not report the matter to the parent because I was not sure how the parent would have reacted,” he altered
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