A seven-year-old was allegedly stabbed by a senior girl student. He is now at the trauma centre of King George’s Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow. The boy got deep wounds on chest and stomach but is now reportedly out of danger.According to the victim’s statement a ‘didi with boy-cut hair’ took him to the bathroom on the second floor, slapped and then stabbed him. The boy told the police late on Wednesday that the girl while beating him, said that she was doing so to get the school to close early. The incident took place at the Brightland Inter College school in Triveninagar on Tuesday but was reported only when the KGMU authorities revealed it to the media.
Talking to the media, SSP Lucknow Deepak Kumar said, “He was attacked by a girl student of class 6 with a knife used to chop vegetables. We have sent the hair of the girl found on the body of the child, for DNA test. She will be presented before Juvenile Justice Board soon.”
Meanwhile, Reena Manas, the principal of Brightland school has been taken under police custody. The school has also been slapped with a showcause notice by the district inspector of schools.