New Delhi: In a gruesome incident, a 35-year-old woman in Mumbai has allegedly stabbed her daughter for failing to pay attention during an online class. If reports are to be believed, the woman attacked her 12-year-old daughter with a pencil after she failed to answer the teacher’s questions during an online class. Also Read - MHT CET Counselling Schedule 2020 Released for BFA admissions at mahacet.org

A Mumbai Mirror report said that the incident took place on Wednesday when the Class 6 student was attending a virtual class. The girl could not answer her teacher, following which her mother was left irked. She stabbed a pencil into the child’s back, and bit her multiple times, stated police. The girl’s younger sister, who witnessed the whole incident, called at child helpline number — 1098. Also Read - Mahar-wada, Dhor-vasti, Mali-galli: Maharashtra Plans to Rename Caste-based Names of Areas

Upon receiving the call, two representatives from the NGO reached the girl’s house and tried to reason with her mother, but the woman remained firm, following which a case was filed against her. Also Read - Lucknow Municipal Corporation Bonds Listed on BSE, CM Adityanath Calls it 'A Historic Moment'

The police are yet to arrest the woman.