Indonesian students expelled for smoking in classroom

Indonesian students expelled for smoking in classroom
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Two vocational high school students were expelled and their Jakarta Smart Cards (KJP), previously issued as part of an educational assistance programme, were revoked after a photo in which the students appear to be smoking in a classroom in Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, was uploaded on Instagram.

North Jakarta Education agency head Khairul confirmed on Thursday that the students were expelled.

"The school has expelled both students and the North Jakarta administration will also revoke their KJPs," Khairul said on Thursday as quoted by

On Monday, an Instagram account, @kahfi3925, uploaded a picture of the two students wearing their white and grey high school uniforms, appearing to smoke a cigarette in the presence of a teacher in the classroom standing with his back to them.

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