A school in India locked 16 children in the basement for failing to pay tuition fees

Business Insider | 7/12/2018 | Business Insider India
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16 preschoolers in Delhi were apparently locked up in a dark basement for five hours.

The punishment was allegedly for not paying the private school's tuition fees.

Complainant - Children - Hospital

One complainant also claimed that a few among the children were taken to hospital.

A particularly harsh punishment was doled out to 16 kindergarten students in a private girls' school in Delhi for not paying the fees: the children were apparently locked up in a dark basement for five hours.

Incident - Rabea - Girls - School - Delhi

The incident occurred at Rabea Girls' Public School in Delhi's Chandni Chowk area on Monday. According to a report in the Times Of India, when the girls' parents went to pick them up, they weren't in their classroom. Upon inquiry, parents were told that they were in the basement and hadn't been allowed to attend class since they had failed to pay the fees.

The parents, who rushed to the basement to find the kids in a room bolted from the outside, alleged that their daughters were left in the poorly ventilated room for...
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