A primary school student was found dead in the toilet of a private school at nearby Tirupur on Wednesday, police said.
Shivaram, 6, had gone to the washroom after coming to school. His classmates found him on the floor with bleeding head injuries and informed the teachers and principal, police said.
The boy’s parents rushed to a private hospital where he was admitted, but doctors there declared him brought dead.
Authorities declared a holiday for the school, even as adequate number of police were deployed in the area as a precautionary measure after tensions prevailed for some time.
Police said investigations have been initiated to know the exact cause of death.