17-year-old student stabbed to death: 5 Juvenile arrested

10th class student declared dead by doctors during treatment, due to multiple stab injuries, says DCP


New Delhi: A 10th-class student was stabbed to death by his five classmates in the national capital, police said on Friday. DCP Usha Rangnani said a PCR call regarding the stabbing of a student and other students was received at Adarsh Nagar police station on September 29 after which the police staff reached the spot and the injured, identified as Deepanshu, a resident of Burari, was rushed to the hospital.

“He was declared dead by doctors during treatment, due to multiple stab injuries,” the DCP said.

Police registered a case under sections 302 (murder), 307 (murder attempt), and 34 (common intention) at the Adarsh Nagar police station, and during the investigation, it was revealed that the deceased quarreled with the five accused classmates in their school, due to which they murdered him to take revenge, while they were going home.

The senior official said that during the investigation, CCTV footage was analyzed, and based on local intelligence, five juveniles were apprehended from Lal Bagh, Azadpur, within two hours of the incident.

“Weapon of offense — a button actuated knife — which was purchased online, has also been recovered,” the official said, adding that further investigation of the case is in progress.

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