DI KHAN, 22 December: Five female teachers including a headmistress of government schools have been suspended from their duties over long absenteeism, officials said here on Thursday.

According to officials of the district administration, the deputy commissioner Motasim Billah had received complaints from public that the teachers of girls’ primary and middle schools in Adil Sopra area of tehsil Prowa had not been attending their schools due to which studies of the girl students were being affected.

The deputy commissioner conducted a raid on the schools and found some of the teachers absent from duties. He issued suspension orders of headmistress of the primary school and four other teachers of the middle school.