Bijnor: A class 10 student of a private inter college here has allegedly shot at his school principal with a country-made weapon in retaliation to his expulsion after he was expelled from the school due to his aggressive nature. The principal sustained bullet injuries on his left shoulder and has been admitted to a district hospital for treatment, said reports on Thursday. A case has been registered against the accused who is on the run.

According to a report in The Times of India, 17-year-old Deepanshu Kumar of Narawali village under Syohara police station area had just taken admission in Shri Sai Inter College of Rooppur after being expelled from Priyanka School. Deepanshu had sat for class 10 exams last year but could not clear them. On August 25, he picked a fight with a fellow student and beat him up. The school principal, Sanjeev Kumar, consulted the management of the school and Deepanshu was expelled. On Wednesday around 11 AM, Deepanshu, along with his mother, reached the institute to speak to the principal about the incident. However, the principal was unrelenting. Deepanshu then dropped his mother home and returned with a country-made pistol. He shot at Kumar who collapsed.
Kumar. The principal received bullet injuries on his shoulder and collapsed. The boy fled and has still not been caught. Kumar was rushed to the hospital and is condition is stable now.

The principal told the daily, “Deepanshu has violent behaviour. He had thrashed some students soon after joining here. I had warned him several times but he never paid attention. After consulting with the management, I expelled him and informed his family. He had come with his mother on Wednesday. But we didn’t want to do a rethink. He left school around 11.15 AM and returned later with a gun.” He said, “I have filed a complaint against the boy for attempting to kill me.”