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 - 5 Feet Long Snake Found in Bombay High Court Judge's Chamber, Rescued

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 - Pics of 2 'Kissing' Owlets Delight The Internet, IFS Officer Calls it 'Pre-Wedding Photoshoot'

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 - Maharashtra, Karnataka, 4 Others Among 'States of Concern', Centre Rushes Teams To Review Situation

The police are yet to arrest the woman.