Ghaziabad, Aug 13: A class VI student of a private school was thrashed to death by three minor boys a fight over a plastic wrist watch. He was found unconscious near the entrance of his residence in Azad Vihar area of Khoda in Ghaziabad.

The victim has been identified as 12-year-old Sunny. He lived with his parents and two siblings in a single-room rented accomodation. As per reports, the boy was found seated outside room’s entrance by his younger brother Sagar. A stole was tied tightly around his neck from one end and the other end of the cloth was suspending from the handle of the entrance door.

Sagar, who found Sunny in an unconscious condition, informed the neighbours who then called up Raju, the father of the children. The boy was taken to Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Hospital in Delhi where he was declared brought dead.

On the basis of Raju’s complaint, the police have registered a case of murder against three minors of Azad Vihar locality.