O Level exam candidate sues school & Dokora after being expelled for praying in an “unacceptable” way

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Promise Mapala who was expelled from Roman Catholic-run Embakwe High School in Plumtree after he was found praying with other 17 boys in an “unacceptable” Pentecostal way, has taken Primary and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora and the school’s authorities to court.

Promise’s mother, Mrs Nqobile Mpala, has through her lawyer Mr Bruce Masamvu of Dube-Tachiona and Tsvangirai Legal Practitioners is accusing the school authorities of physically and psychologically victimising her son and interfering with his right to education for no justifiable reason.

She is also seeking an order directing the respondents to immediately re-admit her son into the school with full benefits of boarding and library facilities. Her son had a previous warning and was expelled while his friends were cautioned.

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