According to the police 13-year-old Kiran Goraksh Sonawane, a Grade VII student at a school in Rajapur was allegedly killed by his schoolmates on the school premises, for ‘staring at a girl’.
Police say Kiran’s head was smashed against a bench then against a tree in the school. The incident took place on June 26, he was admitted to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on July 1.
A murder case has been filed against three students but no arrest has yet been made.
Kiran’s mother alleged that her son was the victim of a ‘vendetta’ killing.