Bangauya Secondary School headmaster has been slapped with a wholly suspended four month jail term for assaulting a female pupil.

The matter was heard before Mudzi Provincial magistrate Takunda Mtetwa.

It is the State’s case that the pupil arrived late at school which prompted the accused to heavily ass_ault her resulting in her sustaining injuries.

The headmaster was charged with causing serious bodily harm under section 90 of the Criminal law Codification and reform act.

He was fined $300