Egypt Independent

Teacher referred to criminal court after student’s death



Prosecutors referred a teacher to criminal court on Wednesday, after he was investigated for accusations of beating a pupil leading to the child's death. 

The charges the teachers faces are beating in a manner which led to death, use of "cruelty" and the possession of a weapon, a stick. 

The elementary school student passed away on Sunday after days of battling injuries sustained in a beating inside his school in Cairo's Sayeda Zainab neighbourhood. 

When the fifth grader was taken to hospitallast week, he was unconscious and suffered from a brain haemorrhage. 

Prosecutors began investigating the teacher prior to the student's death for use of "cruelty".

However, the charges were elevated after the student succumbed to his injuries.  

This content is from :Aswat Masriya