7-year-old allegedly scalded and whipped by tuition teacher

The victim's brother known as Lim claimed that the boy escaped from the tuition teacher's house into a neighbour's house after being caned and scalded with hot water.
The Star/Asia News Network

JOHOR BARU - A seven-year-old boy from Taman Perling was allegedly abused by his tuition teacher who whipped him and scalded him with hot water.

Photos of the boy's badly bruised buttocks have been circulating on Facebook after his elder brother posted them, demanding an answer from the tuition centre, which is located in Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Skudai here.

The victim's brother known as Lim claimed that the boy escaped from the tuition teacher's house into a neighbour's house after being caned and scalded with hot water.

A police report was lodged at the Johor Baru Central police station on Sunday.

A visit by The Star to the tuition centre showed that the teacher was not in to comment on the matter.