Four People, inluding a schoolteacher, have been arrested in connection with the murder of a student of Sapphire International School, Vinay Mahto. It has been suggested that honour killing could be one of the reasons behind the cold-blooded murder of the 12 year-old boy. The four people arrested include Hindi teacher of the school, Nazia Hussain besides her husband, Arif Ansari, their 12-year-old daughter and the prime accused, 16-year-old son of the teacher.
As per the police investigation, Vinay was killed in the staff quarter of the school which incidentally was the house where the teacher lived with her two children. Even as the 16-year-old has been arrested for killing vinay. Nazia and her daughter were arrested for helping the prime accused by destroying evidences of crime and Arif was arrested for abetting in the crime by encouraging the two to erase all the marks for ghastly incident. A case has been registered under IPC Section 302/34.