New Delhi: Two Class XII girl students
were attacked with a razor and robbed of their jewellery and
money by an unidentified man outside their Carmel Convent
School in Chanakyapuri here this afternoon, police said.
The attack was so severe that Ritika, who lives in
East of Kailash, got 42 stitches on her hand while Pallavi,
who resides in Gurgaon, got 35 stitches.
The two students of Carmel Convent School had come to
a Photostat shop outside the school when they were attacked.
"They were having their examinations. After today`s
exams, they went to get some study material photocopied. An
unidentified man threatened them with a razor," a senior
police official said.
He asked the girls to part with whatever money and
jewellery they had. "The girls had taken out money from their
bags and Ritika was removing her earrings when he suddenly
attacked them with the razor and snatched the cash.
"It appears that he thought that the girl was taking
time to remove the earrings and that he might be caught," the
The girls suffered injuries on their hands, the
official said, adding they were rushed to a nearby hospital.
Police said they have registered a case and efforts
are on trying to trace the attacker.
A flower vendor and an photocopy shop employee were
present on the scene when the incident took place. However,
they were too frightened to act, the official said.