The Prosecutor’s office of Perm Krai will check messages in the regional media stating that the physical education teacher at one of the local high schools allegedly ordered the students to beat their classmate because he wore long hair. About it in the press-service of the Ministry informed the Agency “Interfax” on Friday, January 20.
Complaints from the eighth grader or the parent has been received, the test initiated at the request of several media. The Prosecutor added that, if they discovered signs of a crime, the audit materials will be sent to law enforcement agencies.
In a press-service of the regional children’s Ombudsman on 19 January, the Agency stated that the Agency can begin learning about the incident only after receipt of the complaint from the boy or his parents.
A day earlier, the portal Pro Gorod with reference to the mother of the victim reported the beating of a student of the Lyceum classmates due to the fact that the teacher criticized his hair. The woman said that her son, who has long hair and wears it in a ponytail, moved to a new school in the fall of 2016. His hair is not like the physical education teacher, and at first he tried to get the kid to cut my hair short, claiming that the wearing long hair does not correspond to the Charter school.
Later, the boy’s mother, the teacher began to humiliate the child, to mock, to grab him by the hair. “And in mid-January, incited Dima his classmates!” she said.