Thiruvananthapuram: A 15 year old drug addict tried to stab a woman magistrate after the police presented the boy in front of the magistrate on Wednesday night. The boy’s mother blocked the attack, leading the child to stab himself.
Police who were outside the chambers reacted upon hearing the commotion and restrained the child, afterwards he was taken to a nearby hospital. Post the initial treatment, the boy was shifted to a juvenile home. The Magistrate has reported the incident to the High Court in writing through the Chief Judicial Magistrate.
The 15 year old was presented in front of the Judicial First Class (II) Magistrate, A Aneesa after the boy’s mother informed the police that he was creating ruckus at home under the use of drugs. His mother requested the police to take her son to a juvenile home.
Following this the police took the child to the residence of the Principal Magistrate in charge of the Juvenile Justice Board. The boy hid a knife under his undergarments and tried to stab the magistrate while she was talking with his mother.