UK: Two Muslims teachers accused of beating 10-year-old boy for making mistakes as he recited Koran

Two Islamic teachers will stand trial accused of repeatedly beating a ten-year-old boy – for wrongly reciting the Koran.

Mohammed Waqar, 23, and Mohammed Siddique, 60, are accused of assaulting the youngster at the UK Islamic Mission’s (UKIM) Jamia Mosque in Sparkbrook, Birmingham.

The boy was allegedly slapped repeatedly during religious lessons at the mosque between May 1 and June 13 last year.