Mumbai, 21st August 2022: An incident came to light on Friday when it was known that a 16-year-old boy was brutally beaten up by four fellow minors in a children’s home in the Matunga area of central Mumbai.
The incident took place in David Sassoon Children’s Home in Matunga on Tuesday, 16th August during the evening. Shivaji Park Police has detained four minors regarding the case. The victim, Hanswan Rajkumar Nishad, was assaulted in a room by four boys between the ages of 12 and 17. Nishad fell unconscious and was rushed to Sion Hospital, where doctors declared him dead.
The Shivaji Park Police had initially registered a case of accidental death, but after examining the CCTV footage from the room, the police found out that Nishad had been brutally assaulted. The police investigation revealed that the accused boys suffocated the victim with fists and kicks. A case of murder under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code has been registered by the Shivaji Park police. The accused minors have been detained by the police and admitted to the Dongri Correctional Center.