Corpun file 20912
Johor Buzz, Johor Baru (New Straits Times web only), 1 January 2009
Punished for not doing homework
HE was slapped twice and caned five times. This was the
punishment student Mohd Roziman Roppie, 14, received for failing
to complete his homework, according to his parents.
ANGRY: Narini Ya
showing pictures of her son's wounds inflicted by
The punishment was too harsh, judging from the bruises on the
cheeks and buttocks, they said.
The boy's parents lodged a police report against the teacher.
Mohd Roziman was caned and slapped by his school's disciplinary
teacher, for not completing his Bahasa Malaysia homework, at
12.45pm on April 14.
When he groaned in pain after returning to his home at Sri
Impian Larkin in Johor Baru, it caught the attention of his
mother Narini Ya, 41.
The boy showed the bruises on the buttocks and cheeks, and told
her he was punished by his disciplinary teacher for not
completing his homework.
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Mohd Roziman said he was sitting in the classroom when the
disciplinary teacher came and slapped his face twice, causing him
to feel dizzy.
"Then, he took me to the Prefects Room and asked why I did
not finish my homework and why I was noisy in class and rude to
"He then wrote something on my demerit card before asking me
to bend over.
"I was caned thrice before I collapsed due to the
excruciating pain. He made me stand up and bend over again,
before caning me two more times."
Narini said she did not mind her children being disciplined but
the bruises on her son looked like he was tortured.
The police report was lodged after she was advised by a friend to
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