S Kapil Raghavendra was attacked inside a hostel building after dinner on Monday.
Chennai: In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old boy was murdered allegedly by his classmate in Tamil Nadu’s Dindigul, reported NDTV.
S Kapil Raghavendra, a student of Class 10 at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Gandhi Vidyasharam, was attacked inside a hostel building after dinner on Monday. He was stabbed with a pair of scissors and then beaten using a cricket stump. The police has described as a “petty issue”.
Raghavendra was rushed to a private hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.
The accused has been identified as Shree Harrish. He has been arrested for murder and shifted to a children's home in Salem district. The police have recovered the murder weapons and a post-mortem report is awaited.