Vastavam web: A Class 4 student died in a fight with a Class 10 student at a hostel in Telangana’s Khammam district, police said on Wednesday. Nine-year-old D. Joseph was found dead with bleeding injuries on Tuesday evening at the government-run tribal welfare residential school in Khammam town, about 200 km from here. The accused allegedly hit Joseph with a trunk box on his head and other body parts, resulting in his spot death.
Since the residential school runs classes up to fourth, the accused was studying in a private school but was staying at the same premises. Both the students said to have went around the town on a bicycle since morning. The hostel warden or any staff member was said to have not been around when the incident happened. Alerted about the body of a student lying in the hostel, the warden called the police.
The incident triggered tension in the area as the relatives of the deceased and leaders of students’ groups ransacked the premises. They demanded action against the hostel warden for his negligence and justice for the deceased’s family.