Pakistan: Muslim Teacher Breaks 15-Year-Old Student’s Legs For ‘Making Mistakes’ While Reciting The Qur’an
Qur’an Sura 48:29, “Mohammed is [Allah's] apostle. Those who follow him are ruthless to the unbelievers but merciful to one another.”
Police said Abu Bakar, a student at Jamia Rehmania, was a Hafiz-i-Quran and was now revising it at the madrassa. They said on Wednesday Vice Principal Qari Kaleemullah hit Abu Bakar on the legs with a wooden stick for making some mistakes while reciting some verses. They said the boy fainted from the beating.
Some students at the seminary informed Abu Bakar’s father, Manzoor, who took him to the trauma centre at the district headquarters hospital, from where the boy was referred to Nishtar Hospital in Multan owing to critical condition.
Manzoor told The Express Tribune that Abu Bakar was lying unconscious when he arrived at the school.
Dr Hamid Hayat, the deputy medical superintendent at the DHQ hospital said the boy had suffered several fractures in both legs.
He said it was likely that his backbone had been affected.
He said timely treatment could help him recover, which he said, might take several months. He said the boy was referred to Nishtar Hospital owing to his critical condition.” Read more.
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