Sexual harassment: Dept suspends six Umlazi teachers

2009-04-30 00:00

Six teachers from the Makhumbuza High School in Umlazi near Durban, who are implicated in allegations of sexual harassment of their pupils, have been suspended.

The Education Department yesterday announced the suspension of the teachers and said it is taking immediate steps to replace them with temporary teachers, while finalising an investigation into the matter.

Dr Cassius Lubisi, superintendent-general for the provincial Education Department, said the pupils concerned are receiving psychological treatment and support.

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