Video of a school principal thrashing a young student in Chakwal school has gone viral, drawing backlash of social media users who called for severe punitive measures for the academician.
In the footage, apparently captured with a mobile phone, the head of the Ali Angel School, Talagang, Shafiq Awan is seen beating the helpless, minor child with a stick. He also seen scolding the child as he thrashes him.
The video is posted by a social media users, asking the authorities to take action against the inhuman act and take the principal to task
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Hours after the incident, the district administration issued a notification, informing the public that the principal has fled from the scene, while the school, which was unregistered, has been sealed.
It also said a case has been registered against the principal, while teams have been dispatched to arrest him and bring to justice.
Last month, a schoolteacher, who brutally beat students at a stae-run elementary school in Chitral, has been suspended after a cell phone video which caught him in the act went viral.