Plus II student stabbed by miscreant in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A boy studying in Class XI sustained injuries after he was attacked by a miscreant with a knife near Joda bus stand in Keonjhar today. The minor boy has been identified as Osh Nand, a student of St. Mary School in ward no. 10.

According to sources, Osh Nand was waiting for the school bus when an unidentified person approached and asked him his mobile phone to make a call. When Osh Nand repeatedly asked his phone back, the miscreant allegedly stabbed Osh Nand and fled the spot.

“I have never seen him before. He just asked my phone to make a call but didn’t bother to return it. When I asked my phone, he attacked me with a knife,” said Osh Nand.

Sources said Osh Nand has sustained cuts in his back and ear and was admitted to Tata Steel Hospital by the locals, where he is undergoing treatment.

Further details are awaited.