Boy killed by tuition teacher to settle score

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Jan 2018 11:24:03


Staff Reporter,

Accused had developed illicit relationship with deceased’s mother


Eight-year-boy, student of class 2, who was found murdered in a sack in bushes near Mubarakpur toll plaza was kidnapped and murdered by his 19-year-old tuition teacher due to his illicit relationship with deceased’s 32-year-old mother, said DIG Santosh Kumar Singh while speaking to mediapersons on Tuesday. DIG Kumar said that deceased Bharat alias Kartik Mahawar (8), son of Parashram, was kidnapped from school in the afternoon and then strangulated to death by the accused Bittu alias Vishal Rupani with the help of Bharat’s shoe lace at his office in Krishna Plaza in the evening on Monday. Later, he dumped the body in cement sack near Mubarakpur toll plaza in Parwalia. During the investigation after the deceased went missing, it was found that the accused used to visit deceased’s house to teach him and later developed relationship with his mother Savita Mahawar (32). The accused used to call deceased’s mother as ‘Mami’ and they used to chat with each other over mobile phone till late night. Their call detail record also confirmed the fact. Recently, the family members had a fight when they came to know about the relationship and kin of deceased also roughed up Vishal and therefore with the intention to settle score he killed Kartik. On Monday, the family members gathered at the police station and protested and were pacified by the police but later they gathered at the Christ Memorial School from where the deceased was kidnapped where the school staff was found justifying them of the negligence. The school has CCTV camera but it does not cover the entire range of space in the front where the vehicles for pick and drop park and halt. The school management was blaming the parents for not solving the dispute between the accused and family members. The police have registered a case under sections 302, 364 and 201 of the IPC and later arrested the accused. The accused confessed killing of the deceased at his office and using his uncle’s bike he dumped the body near toll plaza.