School girl ends life, principal taken into custody
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Last Updated: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 18:05
Hyderabad: A 15-year-old girl student at a private high school here hanged herself to death after alleged harassment by her school Principal, police said on Thursday.

The school principal Niraja and her husband Laxmaiah were today taken into custody and further investigations were on, they said.

P Vijay Vani, a 10th standard student was found hanging at her residence in V K Dhage Nagar here last night, Saidabad police said.

According to police, Vijay Vani locked herself in her study room and hanged herself to the ceiling fan with a sari.

"The body was found by her parents when they went to her room asking to join for dinner," a police officer said.

A suicide note purportedly written by Vani was found in the room in which she alleged that "School Principal and her husband were subjecting her to mental harassment and were responsible for her death."

"They (Principal and her husband) were harassing our daughter and using foul language stating that she was not studying well. The actual reasons for the harassment is that we had recently shifted our younger son from their school," the victim's parents alleged in a complaint.

The school principal and her husband were today taken into custody and further investigations were on, the police officer said adding the girl's body has been sent for post-mortem.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 18:05

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