The body of an 11-year-old student studying in a madrasa located near the Mazar of Pir Dada Shah Chaukha was found in Shah Chokha, a village of Punhana sub-division of Haryana’s Nuh on Monday.

 According to the police, the Forensic Science Laboratory Division (FSL) team reached the location and investigated the incident. The police have registered a case of murder in the incident after the family of the deceased suspected murder.”We reached here after we got information about a dead body being found in the madrasa. We have called the FSL team here and are investigating the incident. On the complaint of the family of the deceased, a case of murder has been registered and the body has been sent to Al-Afia Hospital in Mandikheda for post-mortem,” ASP Usha Kundu said on Monday. 

According to reports, the deceased boy had been studying at the madrasa for nearly a year. The parents of the deceased student demanded action against the culprit. “He was 11 years old and had been studying in this madrasa for one year. I was told that my nephew had left the madrasa but had not reached home. We searched for him but couldn’t find him anywhere. This is murder. We demand that action be taken on this,” said kin of the deceased. According to the director of the Islamic Madrasa Dargah Shah Chaukha, Maulana Zakir, the boy was present at the evening prayers but went missing during the prayers.