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School owner, principal booked for confining boy in classroom for delay in paying fee

The boy’s parents have filed a complaint that he was confined in the classroom for four hours.

india Updated: Sep 10, 2017 23:13 IST
The incident occurred in Ashoka Public School in Bulandshahr.
The incident occurred in Ashoka Public School in Bulandshahr.(HT File Photo)

The owner and the principal of a school here have been booked for allegedly confining a four-year-old boy in a classroom for four hours for delay in paying fees, police said on Sunday.

Owner Ashok Saini and principal N Bhanu of Ashoka Public School in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh were booked under IPC sections 342 (wrongful detention) and 507 (criminal intimidation), they said.

The duo were on the run, superintendent of police (city) VK Tiwari said.

According to a complaint filed by the boy’s parents, he was confined in the classroom for delay in paying school fees.