10-year-old Chinese boy jumps to death on `orders of teacher`

Last Updated: Friday, November 1, 2013 - 13:42

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.


First Published: Friday, November 1, 2013 - 13:42

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