Class 7 girl tries to poison midday meal at school to avenge brother’s murder, held

Prime News, National (Gorakhpur), July 19:- The police in Deoria district have booked a class 7 girl after her school accused her of trying to poison the midday meal to take revenge for her brother’s murder, allegedly by a fellow student.
The school in Baulia village under Bankata police station alleged that she put a poisonous substance into the lentils being cooked there on Tuesday.

The ‘poisoning attempt’ was detected before anybody ate that food. Villagers surrounded the school and beat up the girl’s mother, police said.

The girl’s alleged motive was to kill all students at the school for the murder on April 2 of her brother who studied in class 3.

A class 5 child from the same school was accused of that murder and is now in a juvenile home.

Bankata SHO Devendra Singh Yadav said a case under IPC section 328, which relates to causing hurt by means of poison, has been registered against the girl. “Preparations are being made to send her to a juvenile home,” he said. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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