Monday, April 22, 2024

UP: Muslim boy beaten to death by teachers, police begin probe

A 15-year-old Muslim boy from Madaiya village in Uttar Pradesh‘s Kannauj was allegedly locked in a room and beaten to death by three teachers at a private school.

Dilshan alias Raja, a ninth grade student was allegedly tortured over the accusation of stealing a watch, police said on Tuesday.

The boy succumbed to injuries in a Kanpur hospital on Monday night.

Dilshan’s father, Jahgir, in his police complaint said the boy had gone R S Inter College on July 23 for admission. One of the teacher, Shivkumar Yadav, called Dilshan to the room and accused him of stealing a watch.

Yadav with his fellow teachers, Prabhakar and Vivek Yadav, allegedly locked the student in a room and beat him mercilessly.

Police said post mortem report will explain the cause of death, and action will be taken accordingly.

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