A secondary school principal has been interdicted by Teacher Service Commission because of harassing a student sexually.
The accused principal heads a school in Mwala sub-county.
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According to the source, probe into the matter started last month after a form four female student reported the case while on a live morning show radio.
The student had reported that the accused principal had resorted to continually intimidate her after she declined to bow to overwhelming love requests from him.
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Machakos County TSC Director David Mukui said the principal was given a letter of interdiction on September 24, following the recommendations of a team probing numerous allegations against him.
“We followed all the procedures and we were able to trace the student and her parents. A team was also dispatched to investigate the matter in the school. Out of the report, the recommendations were that the principal had a case to answer,” said Mukui.
Mr.Mukui further said the teacher was interdicted in accordance to the teachers’ code of regulations and based on evidence of the offenses listed.
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The accused principal was directed to hand over the running of the institution to the deputy principal who now becomes the acting principal