Kerala girl ends life after being harassed in school
Thiruvananthapuram: A student in Kerala lost her battle of life two days after she jumped from the third floor of the school she was studying in. It has been alleged by the family of the girl that she decided to end her life after being harassed by teachers.
The girl was studying in class 10th.
Accused teachers of the school have been booked by the police under section 305 of the Indian Penal Code for abetment of suicide of a child.
According to the kin, the 15-year-old girl’s uncle had alleged that the teachers did not even allow her to have lunch. He also told that the student was also threatened that she would not be allowed to take the board examination.
She had reportedly objected to a punishment given to her sister, who studies in class 8 in same school, for talking in classroom.
The incident had occurred around 1330 hours on Friday last and the student was admitted to a nearby hospital where she breathed her last today. The police had failed to record the statement of the girl but had recorded that of her father.