Students of Gowtham Model School were caned by the principal for non-payment of fees at Shalibanda of Old City in Hyderabad. The principal makes the students, who study between Classes 8 and 10, stand outside a classroom in a line before caning them. The principal has been identified as Sunitha. Child rights activists have lodged a complaint against the principal with the south zone police. They are demanding to book a criminal case against the school management, while seeking suspension of the principal.