Minor student stabs classmate, dies

Murder

Nashik: During the physical training session, a student of class IX stabbed his classmate in a private English medium school on Tuesday.

Superintendent of police Ankush Shinde said that the victim, Saurabh Manoj kuma Pal (15), used to allegedly bully the boy and had hit him on the head with a steel bangle.

He added that When Saurabh tried to bully him again during the PT session on Tuesday; the suspect stabbed him in the chest with a small knife from a multi-purpose key chain.

Unfortunately, the knife pierced the victim’s heart. Saurabh was immediately rushed to hospital by the school authorities but he was declared brought dead.

The victim is a son of a labourer and the family had migrated from Nagpur about six months back. The police have detained the suspect and further investigations are on.