As many as six private schools in Mohali have been booked by the Police. According to the report, the Mohali police have registered cases against the school management of six private schools for not adhering to the orders of the Mohali Deputy Commissioner. The Mohali police have registered separate cases against the managing committees of six private schools for flouting the orders of Gurpreet Kaur Sapra, Mohali District Magistrate-cum-DC (Deputy Commissioner). In view of the smog in the area, the Deputy Commissioner had recently passed the orders to change the school timings in Mohali.
Police Cases registered against these 6 schools in Mohali
The Mohali police have registered cases against six private schools in Mohali for not adhering to the orders of the District Magistrate cum Deputy Commissioner. Management of six schools have been booked under Section 188 of the IPC by the Mohali police and cases against the management of the private schools have been registered for disobedience to order duly promulgated by a public servant.
As per the report, the six private schools that have been booked under Section 188 of the IPC, and separate cases have been registered against these six schools at the respective police stations. The schools that have flouted the orders of the DC are Paragon Senior Secondary School in Sector 69, Mohali, The Millennium School in Phase 5, Mohali, Manav Mangal Smart School in Phase 10, Mohali, Shishu Niketan Public School in Phase 4, Mohali, Learning Paths School in Sector 67 and Mohali, Shastri Model School in Phase 1, Mohali.
The private schools had flouted these orders
The action to register cases against the six private schools in Mohali has been initiated by the Police on the orders of the Mohali District Magistrate-cum-DC (Deputy Commissioner). As per the report, the Mohali Deputy Commissioner had asked all private as well as government schools to change the school timings for the safety of the children as well of the staff. As per the order, it had been conveyed to the school management to open the establishments from 10 am to 3 pm. The schools had to follow the order until November 18.
It has been reported that the DC had passed the orders in view of smog and bad weather conditions in the area to ensure safety of schoolchildren as well as of the school staff. Cases were registered against the six private schools in Mohali as these schools did not adhere to the DC’s orders and opened the institution as per the existing time schedule.
Sources: The Tribune