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Education Ministry probing caning incidents in S'gor, Malacca

Alyaa Azhar  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The Education Ministry is probing two caning incidents which had purportedly occurred in schools in Selangor and Malacca respectively.

Deputy Education Minister P Kamalanathan confirmed that an investigation is being conducted into an incident in which an eight-year-old student at SJK(C) Puay Chai 2 in Petaling Jaya was allegedly caned 12 times for failing to pay parent-teacher association (PIBG) and security fees.

"The ministry is looking into the case and we will take appropriate action," he told reporters at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur today...

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