Student death: 3 classmates apprehended

Three minors have been apprehended in connection with the mysterious death of a Class 9 student in northeast Delhi’s Karawal Nagar, police said today.

Tusshar (16) was found unconscious by some students in his school bathroom and was taken to a hospital yesterday. He was later referred to the GTB Hospital where he was declared brought dead.

CCTV footage revealed that some students went after him in the washroom and they allegedly punched him in the neck and face, police said.

It is suspected that the student died of internal injuries he suffered during the scuffle, they said.

Three of the students with whom he had a fight have been apprehended, said a senior police officer, adding that they were minors.

One more student is on the run.

Family members of the deceased had alleged that he was thrashed by the students.

On the basis of a complaint by the boy’s family, a case was registered, police said.

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