Corporal punishment has been illegal in Kenya for close to twenty years now having been abolished in 2001.
However, there are some schools and teachers who still subject their pupils and students to flogging or canning. Others give their students other forms of physical punishment, some of which are horrible and unimaginable.
On Tuesday, August 31, an undated photo showing primary school pupils being subjected to such inhumane treatment in the name of punishment surfaced online, eliciting mixed reactions from Kenyans.
The picture in question shows unnamed primary school students bound together and tied on a tree. This was an alleged punishment from a certain school based in Nyahururu County.
Many netizens who left their comments after the photo seemed enraged, asking for the arrest of the teacher responsible for the act.
Here is what some netizens had to say about the picture:
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