Student ‘slapped” by teacher in Antipolo, dies in hospital

Philippine Tribune
Philippine Tribune

A grade 5 student died in Antipolo, Rizal, after allegedly being slapped by his teacher, according to a “24 Oras” report.

The victim, Francis Jay Dumikib, felt an earache after he was slapped, said his mother.

He lost his balance, vomited, and was taken to hospital.

Based on the hospital record, the patient had a brain hemorrhage and died eleven days after being hospitalized.

The police are investigating the incident.

Meanwhile, the victim’s family is appealing to Vice President and Department of Education Secretary Sara Duterte to give their boy justice.

The family is also having problems with the hospital bill and the wake.

The DepEd said they talked to the school principal and are now waiting for the report.

The DepEd superintendent will also go to the school on Tuesday. — Sherylin Untalan/DVM, GMA Integrated News

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