Odisha: Std I Student Locked Inside School, Headmistress Suspended

12 September 2019

Pramod Kumar Das

Balasore: Headmistress of Mathasahi Mahabir Nodal School here was suspended on charges of negligence. A Std I student was found locked inside school premises yesterday for which the school authorities have been held responsible.

The suspension came after School and Mass Education Department directed the District Education Officer to conduct a detailed inquiry into the incident.

Sources said, the student was in the toilet on Wednesday after the school was over. A school staffer did not check the premises, locked the school gate and left for home.

The boy was rescued after locals spotted the boy crying near the gate of the school. A video of the entire incident has gone viral on social media.