Muslim boy beaten to death by teachers in UP



A 15-year-old Muslim boy from Madaiya village in Kannauj city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh was locked in a room and beaten to death by three teachers at a private school.

Dilshan alias Raja, a ninth grade student, was allegedly tortured over the accusation of stealing a watch, police said.

The boy succumbed to injuries in a Kanpur hospital. Dilshan’s father, Jahangir, in his police complaint said the boy had gone to R S Inter College on July 23 for admission. One of the teacher, Shivkumar Yadav, called Dilshan to the room and accused him of stealing a watch.—INP


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