Delhi student’s fall from school building to be probed

October 27th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday ordered a probe into a schoolboy jumping from the third floor of his school building here after he was allegedly caught with a bottle of alcohol in his bag.

Delhi Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely said Deputy Director (East) Usha Kumar will probe the case and submit a report within three days.

“Let the probe findings come. I assure that the guilty will be punished according to law,” he said.

Madhur Kumar, a Class 11 student of Somerville School in Vasundhara Enclave of east Delhi, fell from the third floor after he was apparently scolded for bringing an alcohol bottle to school. He was admitted in nearby Dharamshila Cancer hospital in a critical condition and was put on ventilator.

Hospital sources said the condition of the boy was improving and that he has been taken off ventilator.

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