Tragic Incident: Aspiring Medical Student Succumbs to Assault in Rajasthan

A 17-year-old NEET aspirant was beaten to death by the family of a 15-year-old girl he met on social media in Rajasthan's Nagaur district. The boy, from Bihar, was in Kota for medical entrance exam preparation. He was caught with the girl in an agricultural field, thrashed, and admitted to a hospital where he later died. The girl's father, brother, and a friend were arrested for murder.

PTI | Jaipur | Updated: 10-05-2024 16:00 IST | Created: 10-05-2024 16:00 IST
Tragic Incident: Aspiring Medical Student Succumbs to Assault in Rajasthan
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A 17-year old NEET aspirant was beaten to death in Rajasthan's Nagaur district by the family members of a girl whom he befriended through social media, police said on Friday.

The boy had gone to meet the girl (15) in her village under Merta city police station area on Wednesday when the family members of the girl caught them in an agriculture field, they said.

They thrashed the teenager, leaving him critically injured, Deputy SP Pintu Kumar said, adding that the girl's family later admitted him to a hospital but he had died by then.

The boy, a native of Bihar, was living in Kota and preparing for the medical entrance examination. He came in contact with the girl through Facebook sometime back, police said.

On Tuesday, he reached Nagaur and spent the night there. The next morning, he went to Merta city to meet the girl, they said.

The deputy SP said that the body was handed over to family members after postmortem.

The girl's father Ramesh, his brother Ramakishan and friend Vikas have been arrested in the murder case registered by the victim's father Umesh.

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