Murder at School: The crime that shook the Capital also changed two families forever

A seven year-old killed in a school washroom, a 16 year old ‘afraid of exams’ arrested.

The crime that shook the Capital also changed two families forever, one of them unseen.

Six months later, The Indian Express on the boys that were, and a tragedy that endures.

It’s 11 am on a Wednesday. In the corridor outside Court No. 7 at Gurgaon’s District and Sessions Court, a 42-year-old is pacing anxiously. Suddenly, there is a commotion. From a police vehicle, escorted by six men in plainclothes and a gunman, alights a 16-year-old. The lawyer makes a frantic dash to the pathway to meet his son. As do the media persons present, and other lawyers. The boy’s face is covered with a chequered cloth, to respect the fact that he is a juvenile. However, everyone present knows who he is: that boy charged with killing a child, in a leading private school of the National Capital Region.

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