Asked to pay school fee, girl commits suicide
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Last Updated: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 23:44
Muzaffarnagar: Upset after being asked to pay the school fees on time, a 13-year-old girl committed suicide at her house in Bhalwasa village of Saharanpur, police said here today.

Lakshmi, a third standard student of a private school, yesterday hanged herself from the ceiling in her house after returning from school, they said.

The victim's father Kaluram, a labourer, alleged that his daughter was pressurised to deposit the school fees on time.

Upon returning home, she demanded money from her father who assured her that the fees would be paid in a few days.

Thereafter she committed suicide when her parents were away at work, police said.

An inquiry has been ordered into incident, District Magistrate of Saharanpur Alok Kumar said.


First Published: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 23:44

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