Man charged with brutal assault on seventh grade teacher

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June 20, 2012 12:03

 
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The Haifa District Attorney filed an indictment against a 32-year-old man from the northern town of Dayar al-Asad on Wednesday, charging him with assaulting and threatening a teacher.

According to the indictment, the defendant, Khalid Amun, carried out the attack the teacher ordered his Amun's relative, a seventh grade pupil, to leave the classroom after he had interrupted a lesson.

The child left the room and returned shortly afterwards with Amun in tow, the indictment said, who burst into the classroom and began brutally attacking the teacher in front of his pupils with a chair, a table and by kicking and punching him. The teacher was hospitalized for two days.

Amun is charged with aggravated grievous bodily harm, threats and assaulting  public servant.

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