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59-year-old teacher charged for beating student with ruler

Published:Monday | December 14, 2015 | 12:22 PM

A 59-year-old teacher of the prestigious St Richard's Primary School in St Andrew has been charged for injuring a student with a ruler. 

The grade five teacher, Beverly Dinnall, was charged today and offered station bail at $50,000. 

She is to appear before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on January five. 

Dinnall is being represented by attorney-at-law,Peter Champagnie. 

He told The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre that she was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm. 

It's alleged that the teacher from Norbrook, hit the male student with a ruler, resulting in a shoulder injury. 

Following a medical examination, a report was made to the police culminating in charges being brought against the teacher.