Minister: Beaten Mayaro student suspended for bringing weapon to school

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 14:15

Education Minister is clearing the air on why a Mayaro Secondary School student who seen being beaten by other students in a viral video, was also suspended.

The Minister told reporters today that the child was suspended because she had brought a weapon to school on the day of the incident.

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The Minister was speaking during a visit to the St Barbs Government Primary School this morning

The video which went viral two weeks ago, showed the girl being beaten by other students before she landed in a drain and appeared motionless.

She was later taken to hospital but suffered no serious injuries.

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