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WATCH: Teacher manhandles Krugersdorp High pupil

31 July, 04:02 PM

A video showing a school teacher manhandling a student at Krugersdorp High School has surfaced online and gone viral.

In the video the teacher is seen gripping a pupil by the shirt, pushing and pulling him away from a large crowd of learners. 

According to the Daily Sun the incident happened on Friday. 

Twitter user Kelebogile who shared the video online, said the boy was caught smoking during an athletics meeting.

The Gauteng Department of Education’s Oupa Koapeng said the department was contacted about the incident over the weekend. 

Koapeng said they have since sent a team to investigate the matter and that the results of the investigation would be communicated to the public.

Krugersdorp High School declined to give News24 comment on the matter.

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