A 16-year-old student stabbed two classmates and injured a teacher at the prestigious all-boy private Gyosei High School in Tokyo on Monday.
According to police, the rampage began just past noon. Fuji TV reported that the boy stabbed two classmates, also aged 16, and a 49-year-old teacher with a folding knife. Police were called and took the boy into custody. The boy was quoted as saying he stabbed his classmates in “a fit of rage” because he was teased.
Police said the three victims were in a stable condition in hospital on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, school officials said they had consulted with the parents of the boy on three occasions concerning his volatile relationship with his classmates. In response, teachers said they spoke to the boy regarding his parents’ concern.© Japan Today