Muslim teacher, school owner's son beat student to death in West Bengal's Murshidabad

The teacher of the school- Hanif Sheikh- and son of the school's owner- Liton Sheikh- allegedly beat the student so badly that he became unconscious.

Updated: Feb 09, 2016, 19:31 PM IST
Muslim teacher, school owner's son beat student to death in West Bengal's Murshidabad
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Kolkata: A Muslim teacher in West Bengal's Murshidabad district allegedly thrashed a 14-year-old-student of Al Islamia Mission School so hard that it lead to the teenager's death.

According to a report published in INDIA BLOOMS, the deceased child has been identified as Shamim Mullick.

The report further quoted police officials as saying that the incident took place inside the school-hostel at Borya area in Murshidabad.

Shamim Mullick met his parents on Monday evening in school-hostel compound, without taking permission from the school authority - this reason has been cited in the report which made the teacher angry.

Thereafter the teacher of the school- Hanif Sheikh- and son of the school's owner- Liton Sheikh- allegedly beat the student so badly that he became unconscious.

Later, Shamim Mullick was taken to Kandi Sub Divisional Hospital where he was declared dead.

The victim's family claimed that, they were informed about the incident too late.

The boarding-school authorities however has denied all allegations against them.

Meanwhile, police have arrested the two accused- Hanif and Liton. They were later produced in Kandi Sub Divisional Court today where the judge sent them to two days police custody.

"We have started investigation into the case. Arrested two are being interrogated. Actual reason behind the student's death will be known, after the post-mortem report comes out," IBNS quoted a senior police official of Murshidabad district as saying.