A class 12 student allegedly shot dead the principal of his college today. Police said that the 18-year-old student fire four rounds of bullets at the principal, Ritu Chhabra, with a.32 bore gun critically injuring her.
Sources said the boy, who was a Class XII commerce student of Swami Vivekanand School in Yamunanagar, Haryana, before he was rusticated early in January, had just turned 18.More news: Mourinho close to signing new deal at United
The murder of Pradyuman Thakur, a Class 2 Gurgaon student, in September a year ago shook the nation, with parents demanding better security systems and greater accountability from schools. "She later succumbed to her injuries in hospital", Superintendent of Police, Yamuna Nagar, Rajesh Kalia told The Hindu over phone.
The student was immediately nabbed by few members of the school, and the staff later informed the police of the incident. Commenting on the matter, the official said the student came to school with the weapon around noon and said he wanted to meet the principal.More news: Bank of America Lowers HCA Healthcare (HCA) to Underperform
The boy was caught by locals and handed him to the authorities, officials said. Reports have said that he was rusticated from the school as he used to frequently pick fights with other students on the premises.
"School staff, students and teachers caught the accused while he was trying to escape and handed him over to police", said a senior police officer.More news: Police arrest 'kingpin' of Asia's biggest wildlife smuggling syndicate
Police registered a case of murder and the Arms Act against the boy and his father, Ranjit Kumar alias Sanjay Kumar, at Yamunangar City's police station.