In yet another horrific incident which raises questions over child safety inside school premises, a class I boy was attacked by his senior with a knife in the toilet of Brightland School in Triveni Nagar area of Lucknow.
The police have identified the accused schoolgirl who stabbed the boy.
Six-year-old Hrithik Sharma was reportedly found bleeding profusely and unconscious inside the toilet. According to reports, the child has suffered injuries on the chest, abdomen and also left eye.
The boy was admitted to the Trauma Centre at King George’s Medical University.
The incident brings back the memories of the gruesome murder of Pradyuman Thakur, who was found dead inside the toilet of the school, with his throat slit in Ryan International School in Gurugram.
According to reports, the accused girl wanted the school to declare a holiday.
According to the boy’s statement, which he gave to the police on January 17, the girl, while beating him said she was doing so to get the school to close early.