Kushalanagara: A 14-year-old boy of Sainik School in here was found dead in a school on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as N P Chingappa.
Chingappa’s father Naganda T Poovaia, was the hockey coach at the school alleged it to be a murder.
However, the school claimed that the boy was found unconscious and had shifted him to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.
On Sunday night, the family and locals from the student’s village in Kushalanagar protested outside the hospital where the student’s body has been kept.
The student’s family says that the school authorities sent the boy’s body to a government hospital without informing the local police.
According to reports, a case has been filed against the school’s vice-principal and four other employees following the protests.
In a press release, the Sainik School authorities said, “Cadet Chingappa N P was declared brought dead by the PHC, Kudige, on June 23 at 8 pm. Earlier in the day, the cadet was counselled by the teacher for an act of indiscipline. In the evening, he was found unconscious in the washroom and taken to the hospital. The school is rendering all support to the police.”