VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS
A Secondary 3 student was allegedly punched by a classmate while sitting at his desk during a Literature class. The 14-year-old boy's spectacles shattered from the impact. He needed four stitches for a 5mm laceration below his eyes and was given medical leave for five days.
A Primary 6 pupil was alleged dragged into a classroom by a teacher who held him down on a table by his neck. The incident left the pupil with a minor head injury, according to a medical certificate issued by KK Women's and Children's Hospital.
A Secondary 1 student from Montfort Secondary was attacked outside his school in Hougang by a group of teenagers. He suffered a large bruise on the right side of his face. The five attackers, two of whom were girls, are believed to be from other schools.