Teacher cleared of scarf ‘attack’

A teacher accused of religiously abusing and assaulting a Muslim pupil has been found not guilty. Hazel Dick, 43, denied forcibly removing 15-year-old Seleena Sabeel’s headscarf during an argument. The court heard Ms Dick, the head of science at Bretton Woods Community School in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, had a 16-year unblemished record. Peterborough Crown Court was told the girl had a record of poor behaviour including violence and abuse….

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