In a horrific incident, two students of a government school in Delhi allegedly stabbed their teacher inside a classroom on Monday. The incident was reported at Government Boys Senior Secondary School, Sultanpuri Road, in Nangloi.
According to media reports, the two students, who are in their 12th standard, stabbed their teacher in front of their classmates after one of the two was expelled for low attendance.
Following the incident, the teacher was admitted at Balaji Action Hospital, where he is on ventilator support.
Police sources said the teacher was in critical condition. The shocking incident took place around 5 pm when the students were writing their exam at the Government Senior Secondary School.
” The teacher, Mukesh Kumar was stabbed thrice allegedly by the two boys in front of the entire class, after which the two boys fled,” a police officer said.
“One of the accused was expelled for low attendance. He went to the school to speak with Mr Kumar. During the conversation, the boy and his friend, who was writing the exam, reportedly lost their temper, and in a fit of rage, stabbed Mr Kumar,” the police said.
The police said one of the accused was 18 years old while the other would turn 18 in two months. An ‘attempt to murder’ case had been registered at the Nangloi Police Station and the family members of the accused were being questioned to know the whereabouts of the duo, the officer said.
As per HT report, the school authorities said Mukesh Kumar, a Hindi teacher, was allegedly attacked with a knife in a school room after an examination.
Principal of the school Badan Singh said the school had rusticated one of the accused for irregular attendance.
“Around 5 pm, when the exams were over, these students went to the room where Kumar was arranging the answer sheets. They attacked him with a knife,” said Singh.