Singapore teen's face fractured after being hit with slipper in Malaysian religious school

Imann, 14, was injured after getting hit in the face on Feb 18 by one of his religious teachers at the Maahad Tahfiz Wattarbiyah school in Malaysia, said his mother. The teen is getting better at KK Women's and Children's Hospital.
Imann, 14, was injured after getting hit in the face on Feb 18 by one of his religious teachers at the Maahad Tahfiz Wattarbiyah school in Malaysia, said his mother. The teen is getting better at KK Women's and Children's Hospital.PHOTOS: COURTESY OF NORIDAYU ZAINUDDIN

SINGAPORE - She was expecting to surprise her son on his 14th birthday, and had travelled for more than four hours on coach from Singapore to Selangor, Malaysia, to see him.

But instead, Miss Noridayu Zainuddin, 40, found her son Imann with a swollen face and running a high fever - the result of a teacher in his religious school hitting him in the face with a slipper so hard that he suffered a fracture.

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