‘Parents sell pupils’ souls’: predatory teachers thrive off ...

News

‘Parents sell pupils’ souls’: predatory teachers thrive off poverty

Educators are under investigation for impregnating underage schoolgirls, then using gifts to bribe them into silence

Journalist

The SA Human Rights Commission is investigating a case of a teacher who is paying maintenance for a baby he fathered with a schoolgirl.

Victor Mavhidula, provincial manager for the SAHRC in Limpopo, confirmed that the matric pupil was impregnated by the teacher when she was 17 years old.

This comes amid recent revelations in the Sunday Times (https://www.timeslive.co.za/sunday-times/news/2021-09-19-ill-never-report-him-he-is-our-saviour-desperate-parents-cover-up-for-school-predators/) about a KwaZulu-Natal teacher who has been bribing the family of a girl he impregnated with cash and groceries every month to prevent them from reporting the matter to the authorities...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times Daily subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times Daily content.

Sunday Times Daily

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Previous Article