The Senior House Master at St. Stephens Senior High and Technical School in Akyem Asiakwa near Kyebi in the Eastern Region, has rendered a corporal punishment to a male student by striking 25 strokes of cane at his back for assaulting another student.
In a leaked video captured online shows the Senior Tutor, whose name was given as Sir Amable lashing the student who was only wearing shorts and lying in a push-up position.
“He was caught assaulting another student at the boarding house leading to an injury on the student body” One of the Authorities claims.
Corporal punishment has been banned by the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service (GES) but some schools continue to disobey the rule.
The headmaster of STEPSS said he was unaware of the incident promising to investigate. An unconfirmed report by some of the students indicates that, the Senior Housemaster is famous for mercilessly lashing students.