Girl stabbing Class I boy had Blue Whale game obsession
Lucknow: The 12-year old girl who stabbed class I student may have acted on the direction of suicidal Blue Whale game. The family was warned about her game obsession.
"Friends of accused girl warned her family about girl's addiction to the Blue Whale challenge game," said Police.
In another development, the minor has been sent to a juvenile home till January 31.
She was produced before principal magistrate of Juvenile Justice Board, Achal Pratap Singh for the serious allegations against Hrithik.The principal magistrate sent her to the juvenile home.
Meanwhile, Chief Judicial Magistrate (Custom) Chhavi Asthana granted bail to Brightland School principal Rachit Manas on furnishing two sureties of Rs 20,000 each and a personal bond of the same amount.
Earlier, Rachit Manas, principal of Brightland School, was arrested for not informing the police about the incident and trying to hide evidences.
Hair found on the body of the injured boy, Hrithik, who is undergoing treatment at the KGMU trauma centre here have been sent for forensic test to establish and confirm the identity of the suspect, police said.
The six-year-old victim has deep gashes on his cheek, neck and stomach.
The girl, however, denied any attack on Hrithik.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the injured child at the trauma centre on Thursday afternoon and enquired about his condition from doctors.
He also directed officials to take proper care of the child.
The girl reportedly attacked the boy with a knife two days ago to ensure that the school closed early.
Parents of the injured student have not blamed the teachers or the school management. However, angry parents of other children say they are worried about the safety and security of children in the school.
They are also scheduled to submit a memorandum to the Chief Minister on Friday seeking a review of security measures in schools in the state capital and elsewhere across the state as well.