Indonesia international school faces new sex abuse claims involving ex-teacher
Published on Apr 24, 2014 7:55 PM
JAKARTA (AFP) - A prestigious Indonesian international school faced a mounting crisis Thursday, as new sexual assault claims emerged and an ex-teacher was revealed to have been a suspected paedophile under FBI investigation.
The Jakarta International School had already been ordered this week to close its nursery following allegations a six-year-old boy was sexually abused by cleaning staff in the toilets.
Claims of assault at a school favoured by the city's expatriate community and wealthy Indonesians have sparked public anger and focused attention on the high incidence of sexual abuse at educational institutions across the country.
A second young pupil has now approached the official child protection agency with a parent claiming the child had recently been abused at the nursery, and had witnessed the first victim being abused, the agency revealed.
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