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Headmaster receives 8-year sentence for sexually abusing male students

Former middle school headmaster of Thanh Son Junior High School for ethnic minority children in the northern province of Phu Tho was sentenced to spend at least 8 years in prison for sexually abusing male students below 16.

Former headmaster Dinh Bang My at court (Photo: SGGP)

Former headmaster Dinh Bang My at court (Photo: SGGP)

The provincial People’s Court yesterday sentenced 58-year-old middle school headmaster Dinh Bang My to eight years in prison for sexually abusing students between 2016 and 2018.
Additionally, the man was also required to pay VND17 million (US$733,783) each for five students who were forced to have oral sex with him and satisfy him by hand and VND20 million to four other students who were forced to have sexual intercourse with him.
According to court documents, My asked the seventh, eighth and ninth graders to come to his sleeping room to have oral sex with him many times from end of 2016 to December 2018 in the school sleeping room where he had sex intercourses.
Afterwards, My gave confectioneries or a sum of VND20,000- VND50,000 to students.
Amongst students, the youngest one was born in 2005.

By MINH KHANG - Translated by ANH QUAN

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