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Hyderabad: school locks students for fee dues before SSC exam

Hyderabad: school locks students for fee dues before SSC exam
The Maharashtra state board for secondary and higher secondary education (MSBSHSE) conducts the exam for the students for the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) exam from Thursday, at Belapur. Express Photo by Narendra Vaskar. 18.02.2016. Mumbai.

Hyderabad: A case has been registered against Saritha Vidya Niketan school for not allowing the students with fee dues to appear for SSC exam. The school also locked the students up in a room for about an hour.

According to sources the management of Saritha Vidhya Niketan did not allow 19 students to take the SSC exam on Saturday as they did not pay the pending fee.

On receipt of information, Hayath Nagar police rushed to the school and helped the students write the exam. The incident came to light when one of the parents lodged a complaint stating that school locked the students for one hour for fee dues. A case was registered under charges of wrongful confinement and under the Juvenile Justice Act.