A 19-year-old polytechnic student sustained injuries after being attacked by three minors on the intervening night of November 30 and December 1 here in the national capital, police said.
At about 9 pm, victim Aman, a resident of Raghubir Nagar and his friend were confronted and assaulted by the prime accused and his two friends, all students of Class 12.
The prime accused used a knife to attack Aman, inflicting a stab wound at his abdomen.
Following the attack, Aman was initially taken to Guru Gobind Singh hospital but had to be referred to DDU hospital where he was operated and is recovering from the injuries.
The initial probe has revealed that Aman and the prime accused were friends with one female resident of Raghubir Nagar.
Both had a minor scuffle over their alleged proximity to the girl on November, however the same was not reported to the police.
After investigating the November 30 attack, all three accused were nabbed and produced before the juvenile justice board (JJB) and shifted to a correction home.