Two Teachers in Padang Pariaman Become Suspects in Student’s Death

INDONESIAUPDATES.COM, News En – Two teachers from SDN 10 Durian Jantung in Nagari III Koto Aua Malintang, IV Koto Aua Malintang District, Padang Pariaman Regency, have been named suspects by the Pariaman Police in connection with a fatal incident involving a student who was allegedly burned by a classmate.

The two teachers, a gym teacher and a homeroom teacher, are accused of negligence leading to the tragic incident at the school.

This was confirmed by the Kapolres Pariaman AKBP Andreanaldo Ademi on Friday (5/7/2024). He stated that the determination of the two teachers as suspects was based on the results of an investigation conducted by the police. “The two suspects are strongly suspected of having neglected their duties and responsibilities in supervising students at school,” emphasized AKBP Andreanaldo, as reported by Datiak.com, a network of Beritasatu.com (B-Network), Saturday (6/7/2024).

Due to this negligence, a student named Aldelia Rahma suffered a fatal incident, sustaining burns over 80% of her body.

“The family decided to report this incident,” he added.

The two teachers are charged with Article 359 of the Criminal Code (KUHP) for their alleged negligence resulting in Aldelia Rahma’s death. They face a maximum imprisonment of 5 years.

AKBP Andreanaldo also explained that in addition to the two teachers, the victim’s family also reported a student. The student is suspected of being the perpetrator who caused the victim’s burns.

“If the student is reported by the family, according to the court’s decision later, considering that the student is still under 12 years old,” he explained.

“The court will determine the process for the student, whether through mediation to reach a peaceful solution or be returned to his parents,” concluded AKBP Andreanaldo.

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Previously, on February 23, 2024, a student from SDN 10 Durian Jantung named Aldelia Rahma screamed hysterically with her body on fire.

According to the school, the victim sustained burns while burning garbage behind the school with her friends. It is suspected that one of her friends played with the fuel being used, causing the fire to spread to Aldelia’s body. The 80% burns left the victim in critical condition for an extended period.

The victim also experienced malnutrition because her body had difficulty accepting food after being burned, worsening her condition. Aldelia Rahma eventually passed away at M Djamil Padang Hospital on Tuesday (5/21/2024).


FAQ about the student’s death in Padang Pariaman


What happened?

A student named Aldelia Rahma from SDN 10 Durian Jantung allegedly suffered burns from her classmates while burning garbage at school. She succumbed to her injuries on May 21, 2024.

Who are the suspects?

The police named two teachers, the gym teacher and the homeroom teacher, as suspects for negligence leading to the student’s death. A classmate is also suspected to be involved in the incident.

What are the charges against the teachers?

The teachers are suspected of violating Article 359 of the Criminal Code (KUHP) for negligence resulting in death. They face a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison.

What will happen to the student suspect?

Due to the student’s age (under 12), the court will determine the appropriate process, which could involve mediation or returning the student to their parents.


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