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Jakarta Post

Depok rape victim ‘expelled’ from school

  • Yuli Tri Suwarni

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, October 9 2012   /  09:50 am

A teenager in Depok, West Java, who was reportedly kidnapped and repeatedly raped by a Facebook “friend” has been expelled from school, her mother claims.

The 14-year-old girl, identified only as SAS, returned for classes at her school for the first time on Monday after a one-month absence following her traumatic ordeal, only to be told to return home as the school “could no longer accept a student that has tarnished the school’s image”.

“The statement was made by a [school foundation] staffer during a flag-hoisting ceremony that was attended by hundreds of students. When [my daughter] wanted to enter the classroom, she was barred. Have pity on my child. Her life has already been ruined and now she cannot go to school,” SAS’ mother told reporters.

The 39-year-old said her daughter came to her crying and said that she had been expelled from school. T...