Eighth grade student expelled and arrested after setting fire to Muslim relief teacher’s hijab

Posted on November 2, 2013


MATT BLAKE, dailymail.co.uk

A schoolboy has been arrested for setting his teacher’s hijab on fire moments after she told him off for misbehaving in class.

The 14-year-old eighth grader, who has not been named, was attending a lesson at Westdale Middle School, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when the substitute teacher reprimanded him for causing trouble.

When she turned around to continue the class, the boy allegedly took out a lighter and put it to her Islamic headdress.

The headdress immediately caught fire sending the teacher and class into a panic.

but fortunately she managed to put the fire out and only suffered minor burns which were treated at the school

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