Class 10 Boy In Gujarat Gets Scolded Over Homework, Kills Junior To 'Take Revenge From School'

The incident is a chilling reminder of the Gurugram Ryan International murder case.

In an incidence that comes as a reminder of the Gurugram Ryan International School murder case, a Class 10 student in Gujarat allegedly murdered his junior because he wanted the school to close. The incident happened in Vadodara on Thursday night when the victim, a Class 9 student, was found murdered in the school. His body, which had multiple stab wounds, was recovered from the school’s washroom

According to a report by the Times of India, the accused was scolded by his teacher for not doing his homework. This enraged him to such an extent that he planned to take revenge from the school. He allegedly devised a plan to kill someone in the school so that it would be forced to shut down. After committing the crime, he rushed to his aunt’s house in Valsad from where he was later detained.

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Gurugram: Tight security arrangements outside the Ryan International School in the view of protests in Gurugram on Sunday, two days after a 7-year-old Class II student of the school was brutally murdered. (PTI Photo) 

Earlier, police claimed that the victim was killed in a fight between two students. But the truth came to light after they investigated the CCTV footage of the school. Sharp-edged weapons and a bottle of water containing chilli powder were recovered from his school bag which he had left it at a nearby temple, reports NDTV.

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In September last year, a similar incident happened in Gurugram’s Ryan International School where a 7-year-old boy was found dead inside the school’s washroom. Police first suspected the involvement of the school’s bus conductor, however, it was later found that the murder was committed by a 16-year-old student of the same school as he wanted to postpone the day of the examination as well as the parent-teacher meeting. The case triggered an outrage across the country over the lack of adequate security in schools and raised serious questions on Gurugram police’s lax investigation.