Teacher allegedly beaten by secondary school student

first_imgA school teacher had to seek medical attention on Saturday after she was attacked and beaten by a student of the Number 8 Secondary School on the West Coast of Berbice.The injured woman, Gangadin Sebarat-Isaacs, acting Head Teacher of the Number Five Primary School, was reportedly heading home when the incident occurred.She recalled that she — along with her three children, aged 11, five and 3 years old — had just left her mother’s home when the suspect, a 16-year-old, saw her walking in the company of her children and approached her. The teacher said she pulled her 3-year-old to the side as the two older ones stepped in front of her.“He passed the two of them and he stop in front of me, so I ask him if he don’t see.” She related that the teenager walked into her son and then pushed her down to the ground. She noted that as she was on the ground, the fifth form student bend over her and kissed her on her lips.“He go to do it again and I spit. I don’t know if the spit catch him, but with that he start cuffing me. He cuff me on my face… Right now my whole face hurting, my head hurting, my teeth hurting, my skin that he cuff and so hurting…,” the teacher explained.Guyana Times understands that this lad had previously been charged for his alleged implication in a series of offences that are being investigated.It has also been reported that after the teenager was arrested, his parents contacted someone in authority and he was released.Another fifth form student of the Number 8 Secondary School had, in September, also attacked a teacher.That teacher had allegedly been put in a vice and dragged around the school compound before two male teachers had come to her rescue.That teacher was at the time attempting to protect a second form student from the physical advances of a male fifth form student.last_img read more


first_imgIt’s no secret that the late Tadhg Culbert loved his food and drink.You could often find the former Mayor of Letterkenny in the Quiet Moment tea rooms tucking into tea and a scone.Now Quiet Moment owner Brendan McGlynn has come up with a novel way of remembering Tadhg and to also raise funds for Relay for Life. “Everyone loved Tadhg and he would always call in for tea. This is our way of remembering him and to raise funds in the process.“All funds raised on the day will go directly to Relay for Life,” said Brendan. GET ALONG TO A BREAKFAST IN MEMORY OF TADHG was last modified: May 11th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Quiet MOmentRelay for LifeTadhg Culbertlast_img read more