A judge of the province of Cusco, in Perú, issued this week an important verdict related a bullying case suffered by a student of the of high school and demanded to educative authorities enhance the anti- bullying law in that country.
The verdict of Judge Edwin Bejar made responsible the principal and two teachers of “Colegio Salesiano” of Cusco (in southeastern of Perú) for not taking actions to stop the aggression against the minor, even after the parents of the student reported the incident to school authorities, committed an offense by omission.
The claim said the student was beaten for his classmates, mocked and took away his snacks, among others, which were accounted by the court of family affairs.
According the verdict the principal Jesus Adrian Jurado; and the teachers Amarildo Hernan Delgado and Elio Kart Iturriaga, will make a jointly pay of 10 thousand soles (3, 571 US dollars) which will be use in psychological treatment and therapy for the victim.
The judgment also includes the “Colegio Salesiano” implements a plan of democratic, recording bullying complaints and procedures to prevent, deter, investigate and punish bullying, according to the provisions of Law No. No 29719, known as anti-bullying law in Perú.