Ms Yan Yanhong of Wenling, Zhejiang Province in China has been receiving criticism for an image of her lifting a young boy by his ears. The image shows the 20 year-old kindergarten teacher pulling a toddler up by his ears dangling off the floor in mid-air.
A further investigation done by CCTV shows a total of 702 photos of Ms Yanhong’s class. Other images show children with buckets on their heads, their mouths taped shut, and dumped headfirst into wastepaper bins. Another image shows a shelf in her classroom littered with empty beer bottles.
Yan Yanhong’ and another female kindergarten teacher have been detained by police for pulling the ears of a student ”for fun,” according to a local government announcement made on Thursday. The child in the picture was seen crying with his face twisted in pain. Yan, who was seen smiling in the image, reportedly said she did it “just for fun.”
The other teacher was filmed hitting four children more than 120 times after they failed to answer questions.