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Kejriwal, Sisodia visit school where KG students were confined in basement

PTI
Published Jul 12, 2018, 1:54 pm IST
Updated Jul 12, 2018, 1:54 pm IST
Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today visited the school where 16 kindergarten students were allegedly confined...
Kejriwal visits Rabia School
 Kejriwal visits Rabia School

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today visited the school where 16 kindergarten students were allegedly confined in the basement for non-payment of the fee. Kejriwal said they interacted with the principal of Rabia Public School, Naheed Usmani, and warned her that this kind of treatment towards children would not be tolerated and the Delhi government and the police will take action. He said an inquiry would be conducted into the matter.

Kejriwal, Sisodia meet Rabea school principalKejriwal, Sisodia meet Rabea school principal

Kejriwal and Sisodia also interacted with students and teachers there. They were accompanied by Environment Minister Imran Hussain, the MLA from Ballimaran constituency under which the school comes. Kejriwal yesterday sought a report from the education department about the alleged confinement of the students in the basement of the school for non-payment of the fee.

Rabia Public SchoolRabia Public School

The matter came to light after police was informed by some parents that 16 children were confined in the basement by their teachers between 7 am to 12 noon in central Delhi's Hauz Qazi area. A case was registered against the school authorities, police said, adding that they were looking for the person responsible for the incident.

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