Allahabad: In a bizarre incident, an 11-year-old boy was allegedly killed by his tutor last week after he refused to become a terrorist.
The incident took place on March 19 when Ravi Pal, a class third student from Kaserua Khurd village located in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad district, was choked to death by his tuition teacher named Irfan.
According to the victim’s father Pappulal, Irfan the teacher was pressuring Ravi to join terror outfit ISIS and when the latter refused to do so, the accused killed him.
Preity, the victim’s sister, said that Irfan had lured her brother about getting him a bicycle on March 19. When Ravi did not return till the evening, his family became worried and started searching for him.
Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar said the victim’s family had lodged a complaint on the evening of March 19 after which the cops began the search operation.
However, he refuted the claims of the family that Ravi was killed after he refused to become a terrorist.
“In their FIR, they have said that the teacher called the boy luring him to give a bicycle,” he said.
Earlier on Tuesday, a dead-body was found in one of the farms by a village girl. The police later identified the body as that of Ravi.
The police have sent the body for postmortem and are investigating the matter.