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Shanghai day care centre suspended over child abuse

Shanghai day care centre suspended over child abuse

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 Nov 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Beijing, Nov 9: A day care centre in Shanghai was suspended on Thursday after its staff were caught on camera allegedly abusing toddlers.Three staff members of the third-party centre magers were detained, according to Shanghai police.To solve its employees’ babysitting problems for children aged 18 months to three years — the minimum age to qualify for a place at a public kindergarten, leading travel agency Ctrip.com in 2016 established the centre which was run by a third-party organisation, reports Xinhua news agency.Video footage of staff abusing children appeared online this week invoking public outcry.One clip showed a female staff member throwing a little girl’s school bag on the floor and pushing her violently, causing her to fall and hit her head on the corner of a table.In another video, a child cried after being forced to eat something that his parents later claimed to be mustard.Ctrip is to provide physical check-ups and psychological support as needed for children involved. (IANS)

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