New Delhi: 11-year-old student hit by javelin thrown by senior
According to the police, Roshan Lama, a student of Sarvodaya Government School in South Delhi, was walking around with his friends during recess in the school play ground, when a javelin hit him on his head.
The police said that the javelin was thrown by a class 12 student, who was practising throwing of javelin at the same time. The impact of the javelin was so hard that that Lama collapsed immediately and started bleeding.
He was then taken to a nearby private hospital, from where he was referred to the AIIMS trauma centre, where he is still undergoing treatment under the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He is still said to be in critical condition.
11-year-old admitted in AIIMS is said to be critical
The victim's father was informed of the incident by the school authorities and was asked to come to the private hospital, from where he was taken to AIIMS.
The father accused the school authorities and held them responsible for the incident. He argued as to how the senior students managed to get the javelin during the recess time. The police have registered a case under section 337 of the IPC against the physical training instructor of the school. He was later arrested.
The senior student who thre the javelin has also been identified.