Investigations have been launched after a video showing a teacher brutally assaulting one of his pupils inside a Jeddah mosque went viral online.
The video allegedly shows the teacher caning and later beating the pupil in front of a group of students inside the mosque in the Saudi coastal city. The pupils were attending a lesson on reciting the Quran.
A spokesman for an association that teaches the youth how to recite the Quran said an investigation had been launched into incident.
By Ayman Badehman, Al Arabiya News