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Girl commits suicide after being teased by classmate

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 12:44

Amritsar: Upset after being allegedly teased and harassed by her classmate, a 17-year-old girl committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance in Tarn Taran district.

The girl ended her life yesterday, police said.

As per the FIR lodged by the victim`s uncle, the girl studying in the local Government School was being teased and harassed for the last few weeks allegedly by her classmate Jagrup Singh.

The girl`s uncle said the matter was reported to the Principal of the school a number of times. The girl was also allegedly stopped by the accused many times on her way to school, according to the complaint.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Harpal Singh said a case of abetment to suicide against the accused Jagrup Singh has been registered.

Efforts were on to nab the accused who is absconding.


First Published: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 12:44
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