Student beaten up by friends over social media post

first_imgKolkata: A boy was allegedly beaten up by his friends at a school at Bongaon in North 24-Parganas for posting a picture of his friend and captioning it using a name, which his friend found to be offensive.The incident took place on Tuesday at a school at Akaipur, Gopalnagar, in Bongaon. According to sources, a few days ago, the student, who was allegedly beaten up by his friend, posted a picture of his friend and captioned it using a name, which his friend found to be offensive. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaSeeing the post, his friend got angry and was planned to take revenge. On Tuesday, when a programme was going on at the school. The student was called outside by his friend and three other school students. After the student came out, they surrounded him and started slapping him. When he protested, others started beating him. Despite the student tried to resist, he failed as he was surrounded by at least four others. While the four students were beating him, one of them hit the student’s head with a bamboo. He fell on the ground bleeding profusely. Seeing him hitting the ground, other students fled the spot. Hearing him scream, other students of the school ran to the spot and rushed him to Bongaon Hospital. On Tuesday night, the parents of the student lodged a complaint at the Gopalnagar police station against the accused boys. On the basis of the complaint, one of the boys was arrested. The police are searching for three other accused students.last_img

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