The principal of a private girls' school in Johannesburg has been suspended with immediate effect, pending the outcome of an investigation.
The board of Roedean School (SA) confirmed the suspension of principal Murray Thomas on Monday but has yet to comment on the reason for the suspension.
For now, deputy principal Fiona Rogers will be step in the as acting head.
Joanne Joseph spoke to the chairperson of the school's board Audrey Mothupi.
We are following due process and in no position to comment further, however the suspension process is a necessary step and not one that has been taken lightly by the Roedean board.— Audrey Mothupi, chairperson of the Roedean School
While the process is in progress we have to make sure that we drive a fair process and due legal process for all concerned in this matter.— Audrey Mothupi, chairperson of the Roedean School
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