New Delhi: Two class 12th students of a government school in West Delhi’s Nangloi area stabbed their teacher in front of their classmates on Monday after one of them was rusticated for low attendance.
The victim undergoing treatment at Balaji Action Hospital succumbed to injuries on Tuesday. The incident took place around 5pm when the students were writing their exam at the Government Senior Secondary School.
“Mukesh Kumar was stabbed thrice by the two boys in front of the entire class, after which the duo fled,” a police officer said.
One of the accused was rusticated for low attendance. He went to the school to speak with Kumar. During conversation, he and his friend, who was writing the exam, reportedly lost temper and stabbed him, police said, adding one of the accused is 18-year-old while the other will turn 18 in two months.
The two students have been arrested and a case under section 307 (attempt to murder) of IPC has been registered at Nangloi Police Station.