Two school children aged 11 and 13 claim to have been sodomised by a principal of a secondary school in Kepala Batas. - NSTP/File pic

PENANG: Two schoolkids alleged they were sodomised by a principal of a secondary school in Permatang Tok Jaya, here.

NSTP has learned that the two, aged 11 and 13 have lodged police reports against the 55-year-old man.

They claimed to have been sodomised by the teacher while attending an educational programme at the school recently.

A source said the victims were sent to the Kepala Batas Hospital and will be transferred to the Seberang Jaya Hospital for treatment as both were found to have tears in their private parts.

The suspect has been called in by the police to have his statement recorded.

Police believe that several other victims will come forward to lodge reports following similar claims being made.

Penang police chief Datuk Seri A Thaiveegan when contacted confirmed receiving the police reports and assured that detailed investigation is being carried out.