Jamaican teacher fined for beating infant in the BVI

The court on Wednesday slapped a Jamaican teacher with a fine and suspended sentence for  reportedly inflicting 11 lashes on a two-year-old for soiling the school’s bathroom walls with faeces.

Sharon Salmon,52, was ordered to pay US$500 in one month or, in default, serve 30 days at Her Majesty’s Prison.

She was additionally given a three-month prison sentence which was suspended for one year.

The court was told that on November 6,  she took the child to the bathroom after suspecting that he needed a diaper change.

It’s reported that during the cleaning process, Salmon realized that she did not bring baby wipes so she left the child unattended to retrieve some from another room.

Upon her return, she saw the toddler holding the soiled diaper and saw faeces smeared on…

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