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17-year-old boy found hanging in North Dinajpur

Family members alleged that two persons in their neighbourhood killed the boy
Sources said the laptop of a schoolteacher, who stays in the locality on rent, had been stolen recently. “Both the teacher and his landlord, a retired police officer, accused the boy of stealing the laptop and filed a police complaint against him,” said a source.

Kousik Sen   |   Raiganj   |   Published 04.08.21, 03:03 AM

A 17-year-old boy was found hanging from a tree in North Dinajpur district on Tuesday.

Family members of the Class XII student said he had been missing since Monday evening. They have alleged that two persons in their neighbourhood killed the boy and hanged him.

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Sources said the laptop of a schoolteacher, who stays in the locality on rent, had been stolen recently. “Both the teacher and his landlord, a retired police officer, accused the boy of stealing the laptop and filed a police complaint against him,” said a source.

The boy’s father said the teacher and the landlord had  visited their house, along with the student’s friends, on Monday evening and asked his son to follow them. “My son went with them and did not return. Today, we learnt about his death. We suspect these people murdered and hanged him.”

Police said the teacher and the landlord had gone into hiding.



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