Ninth grader 'guns down' classmate over 'argument' in Abbottabad

Police arrested the suspect and started investigation


APP December 13, 2018
Police arrested the suspect and started investigation. PHOTO: REUTERS

ABBOTTABAD: A ninth grader allegedly shot dead his classmate over a petty issue in Abbottabad, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday.

According to police, a student of Class IX, Usman Basheer studying in FG boys School Abbottabad shot his class fellow Haider Ali after an altercation.

The student was rushed to District Headquarters Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The police have arrested the suspect and started investigations.

Teacher brings gun to school, threatens to kill student

Earlier this April, a teacher pointed his gun at a student, threatening to kill him for reporting him.

Based on a police complaint lodged against Inyatur Rehman, he taught mathematics to grade 10 students at the Abbottabad Public School.

He had reportedly subjected a student to corporal punishment.

The student complained to his father who in turn complained about the teacher to the school’s principal.

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