Maths teacher who admitted to holding husband’s drug money banned from teaching for life

The Manchester Evening News is reporting that a former maths teacher who admitted holding her husband’s drug money has been banned from teaching ‘indefinitely’…

Fatimah Ahmed, 31, was given a two-year suspended sentence for money laundering in March last year.

She was suspended from Poynton High School in Cheshire when the allegations first emerged and later resigned.

Now she has been banned from the teaching ‘indefinitely’ following a professional conduct hearing…

The panel said that laundering drug money was regarded as ‘abhorrent’ and ‘totally incompatible’ with remaining as a member of the teaching profession.

Paul Heathcoat, the final decision maker in the hearing, also ruled Ahmed could never apply to return to teaching again.

The panel ruled: “For the same reasons we cannot conceive that there will ever be a time when it can be realistic or right for Ms Ahmed to be allowed to return to the classroom to teach and interact with pupils.”

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