The body of a second class student was found inside the toilet of Ryan International School at Bhondsi, Gurgaon on Friday morning. The 7-year-old was found dead with his throat slit inside the toilet.
The student had come to school around 8.15 on Friday morning. After about half-an-hour, at around 8.45 am the school authorities called his father and informed him about the fatal incident.
“The victim struggled and crawled outside the toilet when a fellow student noticed him in a pool of blood,” said Bakshi. He was rushed to a private hospital in Gurgaon where he was declared dead.
Deputy commissioner of police (south Gurgaon) Ashok Kumar Bakshi said they received a call from the school authorities around 8am.
Earlier last month, a 10-year-old boy had died, allegedly after “falling down”, at G D Goenka Public School in Indirapuram. Arman Sehgal a student of class IV was dropped by his father to school and received a call as soon as he reached home.
“They said my son had fallen down and was being taken to Shanti Gopal Hospital,” his mother, Swati Sehgal, said. Arman, who received head injuries, was declared dead at the hospital, police said. A FIR against the school principal and the management had been registered on the basis a complaint filed by the boy’s father, Gulshan Sehgal.
Deputy commissioner of police Simardeep Singh, who is officiating as the Gurgaon commissioner of police, reached the school and a forensic team also scanned the crime scene. Singh said he would comment only after all the facts have been verified.
Classmates of the boy told the police he used to go to the toilet every day after reaching the school. The police said preliminary investigations suggested the accused knew about the habit. They also claimed a knife was found near the body.
The police have filed a murder case under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code at Bhondsi police station and started an investigation. The body has been sent for a post mortem examination.