Malayali student beaten to death in New Delhi

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016,9:53 IST By metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | A Ninth grade Malayali student was beaten to death here Wednesday.

Rajath, the son of Palakkad native Unnikrishanan, died after he was brutally beaten by pan masala vendors in front of their outlets in Mayur Vihar phase 3.

The shocking incident took place Wednesday evening as Rajath and fellow Malayali students were returning from a tuition center.

The students and a few pan masala vendors had a quarrel between them, following which the students were called to a nearby park. The vendors attacked the students there, and Rajath died on the spot, reports quoting witnesses said.

His body has been kept in Lal Bahadur Shasthri hospital.