September 27, 2016 12:57:23 pm
A day after a West Delhi government school teacher was allegedly stabbed to death by two class XII students in Nangloi, a group of teachers gathered outside the school to demand strict action against the accused on Tuesday.
The agitated teachers also demanded a compensation for the kin of the deceased and a speedy probe in the matter.
“This incident has happened with a very nice person; he was a very hard working teacher. We all very sad over this incident. And we demand that the government gives the kin of the deceased Rs 5 crore as compensation and his children government jobs according to their calibre. And, we also demand that those students be punished,” said government school association senior vice president Rajbeer.
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Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia has announced he will provide financial assistance of Rs 1 crore to Mukesh Kumar’s family.
The incident was reported from Government Boys Senior Secondary School in West Delhi’s Nangloi area.
According to the police, the teacher, Mukesh Kumar (50) was allegedly stabbed by two students in front of other students, when he rusticated one of them for low attendance. Kumar received stab wounds in his abdomen, thigh and waist, said police.
“It seems the students were outraged by the rustication. The reason will be clear once they are apprehended,” said a police officer.
After stabbing the teacher, the duo ran away. Other students informed school authorities, following which police was called. Prem Prakash, a teacher from the school, told The Indian Express Kumar was lying in a pool of blood. “We immediately rushed him to the hospital. He never thought of such thing would happen to him.”
Kumar, who was a PGT teacher and teaches Hindi, was being treated at Balaji Action Hospital, before he succumbed to his injuries this morning.
According to reports, the police has identified the two boys and detained them.
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