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Student who sued teacher for 7-month absenteeism gets day in court this May

Zikri Kamarulzaman

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Modified 12 Jan 2020, 1:09 am

The student who sued her English teacher for allegedly failing to turn up for classes for seven months will finally get her day in court this May.

Nafirah Siman (photo, centre), who is 20 years old now, initiated the lawsuit against Jainal Jamran in Oct 2018.

She alleged that Jainal did not turn up to teach English classes in 2015 when she was in Form 4 at SMK Taun Gasi, a school in Kota Belud, Sabah.

The High Court in Kota Kinabalu had in December set trial dates for May 4 to May 6, as well as on May 8...

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