The Hush Post: After a Class 11 student was stabbed to death on Monday, a Class 9 student has been arrested for getting him killed. The students studied in Government Senior Secondary School, Sector 7, Panchkula.
“Two accused involved in the murder have been arrested and charged under Justice Juvenile Act, 2015,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abhishek Jorwal told mediapersons.
The victim had slapped the accused for snatching his friend’s mobile phone, said DCP Jorwal. Besides that, some reports claimed that the victim had raised his voice against eve-teasing.
The Police has arrested some students after examining the CCTV footage and information given by other students.
The victim’s classmates who witnessed the incident said there were around 15 to 20 youths who first got into a scuffle with the victim Vikas Kumar. Consequently, one of them struck him with a knife. Its noteworthy that the victim’s schoolmates have made videos of the accused youths.
Some of the accused are former students of the school now studying in Industrial Training Institute (ITI). Doctors at the Civil Hospital said a single injury in the left side of the victim’s chest led to his instant death.
Vikas was stabbed outside the school on September 17. A Class 10 student was injured in the attempt to save the deceased student.