Sydney: A 10-year-old boy in China jumped to death reportedly on the order of his teacher after failing to write a self-criticism letter.
The fifth-grade primary school student had been ordered to write a 1,000-character apology by his teacher for talking in class.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the teacher allegedly told him to jump out of a building after he failed to complete the task.
After jumping from the 30th floor, the child smashed into a parked car beneath the flat where his family live.
His furious relatives posted a banner outside the school in the southwestern city of Chengdu reading: "The teacher forced our kid to jump off the building".
Police are investigating the case.
The boy`s school said n its verified account that the child and some of his classmates had been ordered to write reviews of their behaviour after they disturbed a speaking competition.
It added that boy died by accident.