New Delhi: A 17-year-old school student
was stabbed to death allegedly by a group of minor boys on a
street in the capital following argument over the money he
lend it to one of them, police said on Sunday.
The incident took place in Sriniwaspuri at around 7 pm
on Saturday when the victim Yash, a Class X student of Cambridge
school in the same area, was going to his friend`s place for
`combined study`, a senior police official said.
The stabbing took place some 500 metres away from the
house of Yash, who father Manmohan Gupta owns an embroidery
shop in Sadar Bazar. His mother Sangeeta is a house-wife while
his 12-year-old sister is studying.
"A friend had called Yash to his house for combined
study. Initially, he was not keen to go but due to his
friend`s insistence he left for his friend`s residence. His
parents were not at home when he left the house," he said.
While on way, the official said, Yash was waylaid by a
group of eight to ten boys and started beating him up. During
the scuffle, he said, one of them allegedly stabbed him in the
back and all of them fled the scene.
"Yash had lend some money to one of them and earlier
there was an argument over it. Yash had asked him to return
the money and reportedly used some harsh words," the official
After being stabbed, Yash called his friend on mobile
phone and narrated the incident. "He told the friend that he
was stabbed and lying on the road bleeding. His friend
informed Yash`s parents who had then returned home," he said.
Gupta then rushed bleeding Yash to AIIMS Trauma Centre
where he succumbed to his injuries around 9:30 pm, the
The boy, who had borrowed money from Yash, had two
days ago visited Yash`s house to invite them for a function at
The Gupta family had moved to Sriniwaspuri three years
Police have detained eight boys, all residents of
Sangam Vihar, Srinivaspuri and Nehru Nagar in connection with