Teacher kills student for objecting to love for sister

February 3rd, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS  

Ghaziabad, Feb 2 (IANS) A teacher slit the throat of his 12-year-old student for objecting to his chasing the boy’s 13-year-old sister. The murdered child’s body was found by police from the cupboard of the teacher’s house in Ghaziabad Monday night, police said.According to police, Virendra Pratap Singh, a teacher at Little Kingdom Public School in Sahibabad, kidnapped the boy when he was going to his school Monday morning. He took the boy to his house, slit his throat and dumped the body in his almirah.

Circle Officer S.P. Singh told IANS that after his arrest, Singh confessed to police that the boy, Pushpendra, was a hindrance in his love for the boy’s sister, Puja, who is also a student of the same school.

Pushpendra’s father Ravi Shankar told police that the teacher was chasing his daughter for a long time. Pushpendra had told his father about it. He had objected and once told the teacher to behave like a teacher. However, the teacher continued to tease the girl and decided to get rid of the boy.

On Monday, when Pushpendra did not reach school, the father got worried. He received a phone call from the teacher in the evening saying that his son was with him and he wanted to talk with Puja. Instead of allowing him to speak with his daughter, the father informed the police, who reached the house in Arthala at about 9.30 p.m. and recovered the body from the teacher’s house, the father said.

Station Officer Yogesh Pathak said the teacher has been arrested.

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