360° Coverage : Mother seeks jail for son's sex offender teacher

1 Updates

Mother seeks jail for son's sex offender teacher

Sep 14 2013, 8:16am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 14 (IANS) A 27-year-old schoolteacher in Scotland found intimately involved with her student got off with a light punishment, the boy's family has charged.

London, Sep 14 — A 27-year-old schoolteacher in Scotland found intimately involved with her student got off with a light punishment, the boy's family has charged. Eppie Sprung Dawson, an English...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

45 weeks ago

Mother seeks jail for son's sex offender teacher

Sep 14 2013, 8:16am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 14 (IANS) A 27-year-old schoolteacher in Scotland found intimately involved with her student got off with a light punishment, the boy's family has charged.

London, Sep 14 — A 27-year-old schoolteacher in Scotland found intimately involved with her student got off with a light punishment, the boy's family has charged.

Eppie Sprung Dawson, an English teacher of St. Joseph's College, was caught having sex with Matthew, then 17, last December, the Daily Mail reported.

Dawson appeared in court in July to face charges over the affair. The teacher was sacked and placed on the sex offenders' list for six months. Her husband also left her.

Matthew recently moved to Dawson's house after an argument with his parents over a petty issue. The former teacher presently works in a hotel bar and has moved Matthew into her former marital home.

Matthew's mother Sheree, however, alleges Dawson got away with a much lighter punishment because she was a woman.

"I'm convinced that if she'd been a male teacher, the courts would have been harder on her," Sheree said.

"She's getting counselling - that isn't punishment, that's help. What about my son? Who is giving him help? Believe me, he needs it."

Sheree also claimed that Dawson is encouraging her son's estrangement from the family.

"She came and picked him up. She knows she's not welcome in the house, so she sat at the end of the lane and waited for him.

"Any adult worth their salt would have said come on Matthew, let's have a cup of tea but now you need to go back to your family. Instead, she has welcomed him with open arms.

"And now she is free to do what she wants with him... ruin his life if she chooses. As a mother it is impossible to watch. But I can't do a thing," the boy's mother added.

IANS

Source: IANS

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Heavy rain claims five lives in Karachi
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) At least five people were killed Saturday in separate incidents in Karachi as heavy rains hit the city.
 
 
UN continues to seek truce in Gaza
United Nations, Aug 2 (IANS) The UN continues to seek a halt to the Gaza violence despite the breakdown of a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire.
 
 
Pakistan summons Afghan envoy over border attacks
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan has summoned Afghanistan's charge d'affaires over another cross-border attack by terrorists, officials said.
 
 
Hamas's denies kidnapping Israeli soldier in Gaza
Gaza, Aug 2 (IANS) The armed wing of the Islamic Hamas movement, Qassam Brigades, denied Saturday kidnapping of an Israeli soldier in the Gaza Strip.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Heavy rain claims five lives in Karachi
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) At least five people were killed Saturday in separate incidents in Karachi as heavy rains hit the city. A man in Metroville died as a wall collapsed on him, Dawn online reported. A woman and...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
UN continues to seek truce in Gaza
United Nations, Aug 2 (IANS) The UN continues to seek a halt to the Gaza violence despite the breakdown of a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire. "The ceasefire seems to have lasted for maybe 90 minutes this morning, a...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Delegates to be screened for Ebola at US-Africa summit
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has ordered compulsory screening of all the African delegates arriving in Washington for a summit for Ebola virus symptoms. The issue of Ebola "is something that we...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Man builds spaceship in his kid's bedroom!
New York, Aug 2 (IANS) Have you ever thought of building a spacecraft for your kid? Learn from this man who gifted his four-year-old son a NASA spaceship simulator - right in his bedroom! The spaceship has controls,...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Pakistan summons Afghan envoy over border attacks
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan has summoned Afghanistan's charge d'affaires over another cross-border attack by terrorists, officials said. Pakistan's foreign ministry said a soldier was killed during "a sniper...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Apple Prepared To Layoff 200 Beats Employees
The $3 billion Beats acquisition by Apple was certainly one of the most high profile purchases that the company has ever made. There have been over 25 other acquisitions in the past year, but nothing that matched this...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Man Steals $300,000+ From Apple
Complex cyber attacks have become more and more common as years go by, but there is still a group of people who are having success with much more low-tech scams. That was the case with a man who recently obtained over $...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Apple Launches Content Delivery Network
Apple is responsible for delivering a great deal of data to consumers, although they have traditionally relied on third party groups to handle the process. According to Frost & Sullivan, Apple has already worked out...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Dunga denies Brazil blacklist
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2 (IANS) Brazil coach Dunga has denied suggestions that striker Fred and goalkeeper Julio Cesar have been placed on a blacklist after the team's ignominious World Cup exit last month. Speaking...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Lampard set for Manchester City loan
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Former Premier League side Chelsea star Frank Lampard will play for Manchester City under a loan deal from his new Major League Soccer Team New York City FC, media reports said. Lampard, who...
Read more on Sport Balla