New Delhi: A Class 10 boy was allegedly stabbed to death by his classmate at a residential school in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, after a quarrel broke out between them while playing cricket, police said on Wednesday.Also Read - Tamil Nadu Steps up Covid Screening of Passengers Arriving From Kerala During Festival Holidays
The juvenile stabbed his classmate, S Kapil Ragavendra of Hosur, with a pair of scissors on Monday. The victim died on the way to the hospital, they said. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Extends Lockdown Till Oct 31; Allows Hotels, Shops to Open Till 11 PM | Check Full List of Guidelines Here
The accused was detained on Tuesday, the police said. Also Read - ‘No Need to Panic’: Amid Concerns Over Power Outage, Centre Says Adequate Coal Supply Will be There
He was spotted loitering along outside the school campus by a police patrol team and questioned. During questioning, he revealed that he had murdered his classmate, they said.
The juvenile was produced before the judicial magistrate here on Wednesday and remanded to a borstal school in Salem district, they added.
Further investigation is underway, the police said.