Fearing punishment girl commits suicide at school

Fearing punishment girl commits suicide at school

Fearing punishment girl commits suicide at school

A 14-year-old girl student of Navodaya Minority Residential School here has committed suicide, by hanging from the ceiling at the school premise on Wednesday.

Jaibunissa, daughter of Mohammed Ibrahim of Shivamogga, is the deceased. According to the complaint, the girl has killed herself as a teacher, N S Ravi, scolded her. During the Republic Day parade rehearsal, Ravi had scolded Jaibunissa as she did not perform well. The teacher had warned her of punishment if she failed to perform well.

So, the girl has killed self by hanging at the school. The parents and the relatives of the girl staged a protest, demanding the arrest of the teacher. Mandya Superintendent of Police G Radhika visited the spot.

As per the demand of the family members, the post-mortem was conducted at KR Hospital in Mysuru. KR Pet Police are investigating the case.

Members of the Mysuru unit of the SDPI staged a protest, seeking legal action against the erring teacher and suitable compensation to the family of the victim.

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