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Delhi: Teen arrested over murder of classmate in school toilet; argument began over wristband


A minor, who was on the run, in connection with the mysterious death of a Class 9 student in northeast Delhi's Karawal Nagar was arrested on Saturday.

Delhi: Teen arrested over murder of classmate in school toilet; fight began over a wristband

Tusshar (16) was found unconscious by some students in his school bathroom and was taken to a hospital.

He was later referred to the GTB Hospital where he was declared brought dead. CCTV footage revealed that he had a fight with some students near the washroom.

Earlier on Saturday, Three students with whom the victim had a fight were apprehended.

However, investigation has revealed that the argument between Tushar, who was beaten to death inside the toilet, and his four classmates started over a wristband. As Tushar and one of the accused were fighting, the latter was allegedly joined by his three other friends. They had a scuffle with Tushar in the classroom before lunch break.

Meanwhile, family members of the deceased alleged that he was thrashed by the students. On the basis of a complaint by the boy's family, a case was registered. A medical board will conduct post-mortem on the body later today.

OneIndia News (with PTI inputs)

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