Indian Child Locked in Car by School Authorities Suffocates to Death

Published March 26th, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
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The boy was locked in a car for over four hours by the school authorities.

A six-year-old boy died of suffocation after he was locked in a car for over four hours by the school authorities.

The police said the student of a private school in Hoshangabad near Bhopal died after the school authorities left him in a car unattended leading to his suffocation, Times of India reported.

According to the report, doctors said the child was brought to Bhopal with respiratory problems and he was in a shock. The parents have demanded a CBI inquiry into his death.

Police have registered the case and further investigation is underway.

The boy was taken in a car of the school director along with some teachers on the fateful day. After reaching school, he refused to get out of the car. The school director locked the car leaving him inside. He asked a school teacher to get the boy out of the car, but she forgot and the boy remained inside the vehicle for more than four hours, said police quoting his father's complaint.

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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