A 17-year-old Class XI student of a East Delhi Government School in Krishna Nagar was critically injured after being stabbed by his junior, a Class X student, on Thursday. The incident, in which the Class XI student was attacked four times with a small knife, is said to have taken place at the school playground in the morning.
DCP Meghna Yadav (Shahdara) informed that the incident took place at around 8 am after the government school’s Morning Assembly Prayer. The Hindu quoted a source from the school saying: “After the assembly when the children started returning to their classes, he stopped the victim, took out a knife and started stabbing the boy. Teachers present caught hold of the accused but by then, he had already stabbed the 17-year-old in the arm and back.”
Soon after the incident, the victim was rushed to Dr Hedgewar Arogya Sansthan. The victim is receiving treatment and is said to be out of danger.
The police are investigating the case and have registered a case on charges of attempt to murder against the Class X student.