A Class 1 student of a Lucknow school was in critical condition on Wednesday, after he was stabbed by an unidentified girl student, police said.
Hrithik was found bleeding profusely and unconscious at Brightland school in the city’s Triveni Nagar on Tuesday.
School principal Reena Manas said the crime occurred after the morning assembly and that the boy was admitted to the Trauma Centre at King George’s Medical University.
The boy told police that a ‘didi’ sporting a boy-cut hair style first took him to the bathroom, thrashed him, and then stabbed him with a knife. told his parents and police that he could identify the girl.
Officials said the bathroom on the second floor was sealed on Wednesday and police were looking for the accused.
A teacher said that though all CCTVs in the school were functional, there was no CCTV near the bathroom.
Police are now waiting for Hrithik’s condition to improve, after which they will try to identify the culprit.