The accused said that she wanted the case to be investigated thoroughly and the 'real culprit' punished. Photograph:( ANI )
The student claimed that she suspected she is being framed because of 'some arguments between some teachers, my father and me'
The Class 6 girl who, allegedly stabbed a class 1 student of a Lucknow School on January 16 today defended herself for the first time by saying that she is being framed.
The student claimed that she suspected she is being framed because of "some arguments between some teachers, my father and me".
"There had been some arguments between some teachers, my father and me. I suspect that is a reason I am being framed," the student said.
The girl also said that she and the class 1 student had never come face to face and that she had been wirh short hair since November but the child had identified her by her old pictures produced before her.
"The child and I never faced each other. A photo of mine was produced before him. I was told by the school mgmt that he has identified me. I have been with short hair since November but they say he identified me in my old pictures," the accused student said.
The accused also said that she wanted the case to be investigated thoroughly and the "real culprit" punished.
"I want the case to be investigated thoroughly and the real culprit be punished. If I am innocent I must be allowed to walk free. I know I am innocent," she said.
On January 20, the accused was granted bail till January 30 after she was produced before the Juvenile Justice Board.
The class 1 student, who is hospitalised in a Lucknow trauma centre, was attacked with a kitchen knife by his senior.