Vadodara: The 16-year-old accused stabbed to death Dev Tadvi (14) in Vadodara’s Shree Bharati Vidyalaya bathroom to defame it so that it could get closure order.
The accused confessed that he planned to murder Tadvi to bring dishonor upon his school since his teacher scolded him for not doing his homework, according to preliminary investigation.
The accused was arrested from his aunt’s house in Valsad on Friday night. He had met Tadvi a couple of times before hatching his death and two days his teacher scolded him.
“He felt insulted and wanted to get the school closed. He then planned to kill someone in the school so it would be forced to shut down,” said the police official.
The Police official said had the two boys in the washroom not seen the accused committing the crime, the accused would have easily walked away after committing the murder.
The Class 9 tribal student was stabbed to death in a school in Vadodara on Friday. He was attacked on the rear of his head with a sharp object, his throat was slit and there were stab wounds on his stomach. Sharp-edged weapon injuries were found on body of the boy. Police had also found a blood-soaked knife from next to the body of the 14-year-old student.
The student was lying in a pool of blood in the boys’ toilet and later succumbed to his injuries before the ambulance arrived.
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