Lucknow, Jan 18: A Class 1 student was allegedly stabbed with a sharp-edged weapon in the toilet of a private school in Lucknow district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning. The case is a not less than a reminder of Class II student murder who was found lying in a pool of blood inside the toilet of a school in Gurugram last year in September.Also Read - PM Modi To Visit Nepal On Buddha Purnima Today: What's On Agenda
Reportedly, the incident took place inside the toilet of Brightland School in Triveni Nagar locality. Six- year-old was injured after being stabbed with a knife by a girl. Also Read - Noida: 81-Year-Old Man Arrested For 'Digital Rape' Of Minor For Over 7 Years
“I was informed by the school that my son is injured. He has been attacked with knife by a girl,” said the victim’s distraught father, Rajesh, a class four employee in the high court here. ( Shocking Claim: Minister Asked me Not to Demand CBI Probe) Also Read - Uttar Pradesh New Assembly to Begin Its First Session From May 23
The boy has been admitted to the Trauma Centre. His condition was stated to be out of danger, officials said.
Dr Sandeep Tewari, who was treating the boy, said the victim had deep wounds on chest and stomach that “seem to have been inflicted with a knife-like sharp object”.
An FIR, in connection with the matter, was registered on Wednesday and police are probing the matter however, identification of the student who attacked the boy has not been yet.
Panic gripped the school on Wednesday when other parents came to know about the incident and charged the school administration with trying to hush up the case.
The director of the school Veena Vyas, said, “I am taking all the precautions in view of Gurgaon school murder case. We are also looking at whether it is due to the deadly game ‘Blue Whale Challenge’.”
“We have 70 CCTV cameras installed in the school and we are going through the footage,” she was quoted as saying to PTI.
Meanwhile, taking note of the incident after the picture of the wounded boy went viral on social media and TV channels, District Inspector of Schools (DIoS) Mukesh Kumar Singh issued a notice to the school seeking clarification as to why legal action should not be initiated against it. “The school has not provided information to our office regarding the incident after registration of the FIR. A clarification has been sought from the school,” Singh said.
(Inputs from PTI)