Two Durban learners from Mathole High School pupils have been suspended following a bullying video that went viral on social media. In the violent video, it shows a pupil beating another female viciously, the school governing body has a week to conclude disciplinary processes. In a statement on Tuesday, the KZN education department confirmed the suspension of the two learners pending a disciplinary hearing.
In the school fight video, one girl is seen repeatedly kicking and punching the other, forcing her to the ground, exposing her backside and ripping off her underwear while other pupils watch.
The department said it had enlisted the help of their legal services unit to help the victim open a case and to have the video taken off social media platforms.
“The department of education in KwaZulu-Natal wishes to appeal to members of the public to refrain from circulating the humiliating video clip as further circulation will only serve to inflict more harm to the dignity of the victim for the rest of her life.”
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