Advertisement

Mumbai

Updated on: Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 06:13 PM IST

This is our future? Eight students from top IB school suspended for WhatsApp rape rant against classmate

Some of the girls had stopped attending school saying they were too scared.
GBV in school: Eight students from top IB school suspended for talking about raping classmate  |

GBV in school: Eight students from top IB school suspended for talking about raping classmate |

Advertisement

A top-ranked IB school in Mumbai suspended eight students aged 13-14 years for making violent and sexually explicit comments on their female classmates on WhatsApp.

The violent comment came to light when the parents of two girls saw the conversation and reported it to school authorities. Some of the girls had stopped attending school saying they were too scared.

The chat transcription accounts run over almost a hundred pages and include words like ‘rape’ and ‘gangbang’. The suspended eight students have also indulged in body-shaming their female classmates and used homophobic slurs for them, reported a piece in a leading news daily.

According to the chat transcripts obtained by the paper, the eight boys discuss their preferences from their female classmates for one night, although, the conversation revolves mainly around two girls.

The group also often uses the word ‘thrash’ to refer to girls. The conversations among the boys are extremely violent as the chat reads, “I’ll destroy that little bi**h” and “should I go full on and kill her existence,” reported the paper.

The word ‘rape’ has also been used by the students multiple times in statements such as “He gets raped by his dad” and “Didn’t rape (xxx).” The students use terms such as ‘gay’ and ‘lesbian’ as insults.

The chats were posted by one of the parents on a parents’ WhatsApp group at first and have now leaked outside the school as well.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

Advertisement
Published on: Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 11:08 AM IST
Advertisement