Student pierces classmate’s eye with pen in Ghaziabad

September 16th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS  

Ghaziabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A Class 9 student thrust a pen into his classmate’s eye during a scuffle, causing severe damage that required the teenager to undergo surgery, the victim’s relative said here Tuesday.The incident took place Monday in S.D. Inter College, Ghaziabad.

The victim, Rohit Singh, was taken to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Delhi as the cornea of his left eye was perforated.

Rohit’s uncle Manoj told reporters that when the class teacher had stepped out of the room, a scuffle took place during which a student, Perler, of Class 9 shoved a pen into Rohit’s left eye.

Rohit was rushed to AIIMS where doctors repaired the cornea through surgery.

Manoj said he plans to lodge a complaint with the police.

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