Patna, July 9: A body of a six-year-old student was found under mysterious circumstances in Patna’s private residential school on Monday, triggering violent protests against the management.
A school teacher and a warden of the hostel were detained for interrogation, IANS quoted a police officer as saying.
The body of Abhimanyu Kumar, a Lower KG student in Sephali International School at Fatuha, about 25 km from Bihar Capital, was found in the hostel.
The victim’s family and residents of the area have alleged that the child was murdered by the school management, a district police officer told media.
Abhimanyu’s parents said there were deep injury marks on his body.
Angry over the incident, hundreds of residents blocked roads, burnt tyres and raised slogans against the school management, seeking swift action against those responsible.