Kumar: Leave matter as is; investigations continue

Minister for Education Premila Kumar. Picture: FILE

Education Minister Premila Kumar has declined to comment on the circumstances leading to the Queen Victoria School acting head of school’s suspension, saying “we cannot have a trial by media”.

“You should leave this matter as is,” she said.

“We have said that we are investigating the matter and let’s leave it there.”

She said the investigation was still ongoing.

“There is certain rules and guidelines when a person is suspended and that procedure is being followed and that procedure is standard for any teacher.”

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