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Girl commits suicide after being rebuked for not going to school

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 21:53

Agra: A 12-year old girl, studying in class six of a school here, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling after being rebuked by her parents for not going to school on Tuesday morning.

Ruby, the eldest of the four children of Ramsevak, had been avoiding going to school at Tajganj locality for some days claiming she was suffering from stomach ache.

This morning, when her mother and father scolded her and told her to go to school, she went to an upstairs room saying she was going to get ready for school.

When she did not come down, the parents went up to see what was causing the delay.

They were shocked to see Ruby’s body hanging from the ceiling with a loop made from the end of a saree around her neck.

Neighbours called the police but the girl’s family was not willing to let a post mortem operation to be performed, the Tajganj police said.


First Published: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 21:52

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