Delhi students stab teacher to death over attendance row

Delhi students stab teacher to death over attendance row

New Delhi - The two students argued with the teacher as they were given poor attendance during which one of them stabbed him in front of other students



By PTI

Published: Tue 27 Sep 2016, 12:34 PM

Last updated: Tue 27 Sep 2016, 2:59 PM

Two class XII students of a government school in West Delhi's Nangloi area allegedly stabbed their teacher in front of their classmates died on Tuesday after one of them was rusticated for low attendance.
According to media reports, the incident took place on Monday evening when the students were writing their exam. The school authorities had informed the parents of one of the students about his poor attendance.
The two students argued with Mukesh Kumar (50) as they were given poor attendance during which one of them stabbed him in front of other students, the report said.  

After stabbing the teacher, the duo ran away. Other students informed school authorities, following which police was called.
Though Mukesh was rushed to hospital, he died on Tuesday morning.
Police said that they have identified and detained the two boys.


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