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Fight involving students of Mayaro Secondary School prompts Education Minister’s visit
The Education Minister will visit the Mayaro Secondary School today after a fight among students last Tuesday.
The incident, captured and circulated on social media, showed a girl being beaten by several of her schoolmates.
It also showed her being dragged from a concrete drain and placed on a pavement in a state of unconsciousness.
The Ministry confirmed in a media release that four female students were suspended for 7 days by the school Principal, ‘pending further investigations’.
According to reports, the victim, who is among those on suspension, was made to apologise to her attackers.
Minister Anthony Garcia and a team of officials from the Ministry will be at the school this morning.
March 20th, 2017