FAISALABAD: A top district official on Thursday suspended the entire faculty of the Tandlianwala government school where a first-grader was beaten to death a day earlier.
District Coordination Officer Noorul Amin Mengal suspended the entire staff of Government Girls Primary School No 7 after six-year-old Shahzaib was tortured to death in the school premises by minor students.
Mengal suspended school headmistress Saira Rafiq as well as teachers Afifa Zahra, Abid Parveen, Shameen Rasheed, Surayya Parveen, Haleema Bibi and security guard Faryad Hussain.
The DCO also appointed senior headmaster Abdul Ghaffar as inquiry officer. Assistant Commissioner Mehwish Kalbani visited the school and recorded the statements of schoolchildren.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 28th, 2014.