UP: School student shoots at principal after being scolded over altercation with peer

The accused student, Gurinder Singh, had a quarrel with another student. Angry over being scolded, Singh shot at principal twice.

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Press Trust of India | Sep 25, 2022 - 11:51 a.m. IST
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SITAPUR: A student of a private school here shot at his principal on Saturday after the latter scolded him following an altercation with a peer, police said. The principal, Ram Singh Verma, was shot twice. The incident took place at Adarsh Ramswaroop Inter College in Sadarpur police station area of Biswan tehsil, they said.

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The accused student, Gurinder Singh, had a quarrel with another student on Friday. Later, Singh was scolded by Verma, Additional Superintendent of Police, Sitapur, N P Singh said. Angry over being scolded, Singh shot at Verma twice. The incident was caught on a CCTV camera, the ASP said, adding that the principal has been referred to Lucknow for treatment. Singh is absconding and efforts are on to trace him, police said.


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