Boy murdered by classmate in school

The Hindu Bureau

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Saturday, 1st April 2023
Page No. 4
Chennai Print Edition

A 14-year-old boy died after being hit by his classmate, in Arani, in Tiruvallur district, on Thursday night.

The Arani police have filed a case and have detained the classmate.

A senior police official of Tiruvallur district said the student of Class 9 in a private school was killed after being hit by his classmate during a fight in the school, located in Arani. The police said the victim questioned the perpetrator for making fun of him. He was then hit repeatedly, sustained injuries, and fell unconscious. The student was rushed by the school authorities to the Arani government hospital. Based on the advice of the hospital authorities, the student was rushed to Ponneri government hospital where he was pronounced brought dead.

(ChildLine operates a toll-free helpline for children in distress, 1098)

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