Tension grips Banepa-based school following mysterious death of student

Feb 20, 2017- Banepa-Gyankunj Shikshik Prathisthan became tense on Monday following mysterious death of a school student.
Parents and relatives of Krishna Ram Purkuti, 17, a 10th grader at the school, took to vandalism at the school blaming the school negligence for his death.
Police had to fire seven rounds of bullets to take the situation under control after the agitating relatives barged into the school premises and started to vandalise the school property. A few protesters were injured in the police action, it is learnt.

Purkuti, who used to stay in the school hostel, was taken to Banepa Hospital by his roommates after he complained of feeling unwell at around 5:30 in the morning. Later he was transferred to Scheer Memorial Hospital where he breathed his last.

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