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Madhyamik examinee murder: One arrested

Kolkata: One person has been arrested on Wednesday in connection with the murder of the Madhyamik examinee, Rahul Burma, who was beaten to death at Kakinara station on Tuesday. Rahul was beaten to death when he was on his way to appear for his Madhyamik examination.
Though the police are yet to ascertain the exact reason behind the murder, they suspect that Rahul was killed as he had protested against eve-teasing of girls who were also on their way to sit for the Madhyamik exam. The victim was caught when he was about to take a train from Kakinara station and the accused started beating him up.
Police came to know that initially people, who were present on the platform, thought that the accused youths were approaching the victim just to have some sort of a discussion. But within minutes, they got engaged in a scuffle and all of a sudden they started beating him up.
They continued beating him till he fell on the platform. They fled the spot when Rahul fell unconscious. Locals took him to Bhatpara State General Hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Police initiated a probe and got to know that Rahul had some old rivalry with the accused which resulted in the crime.
Later, the police came to know that Rahul had raised his voice when he found the youths teasing some girls, who were also waiting on the platform for a train. The accused attacked Rahul as he had protested against them.
The police came to know about the accused after going through the footages of surveillance cameras and after speaking to the people who witnessed the incident. The locals have demanded proper steps in this connection.

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