Singapore Schoolboy Found Dead, Fellow Pupil Held: Police
Umer Jamshaid 17 days ago Mon 19th July 2021 | 04:20 PM
Singapore, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 19th Jul, 2021 ) :A 13-year-old boy was found dead Monday at a Singaporean high school, while a fellow student was arrested and an axe seized, police said.
It was a rare incident in the city-state, which is known for its zero-tolerance approach to wrongdoing and has one of the world's lowest crime rates.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 16-year-old was arrested for suspected involvement, police said in a statement.
The teenagers did not know one another, according to preliminary investigations.
Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said he was "shocked to receive news of the tragic incident".
"Our thoughts are with the families of the students concerned."Singapore has tough laws for even minor offences such as vandalism, which can be punished by caning.