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education blackboard thumb medium80 92The Star reports that the Reiger Park Secondary School ex-principal whose videos and pictures of himself having sex with pupils and staff went viral has been described as a “nobleman” and a “pillar in the community”.  

The former principal is still a free man, because none of the victims have laid a complaint with the police.  Instead, a parent with a child at the school, as well as a former pupil, had nothing but praise for the principal on Monday.  The parent said the principal did not force anyone into sex and that he was someone who instilled morals and values in pupils.  “With (regard to) the sex incidents, he did not force anyone to do anything.  It was all consensual and it is just a pity that all of this took place on the school’s premises,” said the mother of a Grade 8 pupil.  Boksburg police station spokesperson Nomsa Sekele said they would only be able to assist if a case number was supplied.  The police previously said no complaint had been lodged against the principal.  Gauteng Education Department spokesperson Steve Mabona on Monday reiterated that the principal had resigned and that an investigation was under way.

  • Read this report by Siphumelele Khumalo in full at The Star


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