Tamil Nadu: Class VII student commits suicide after teacher chides her over period stains

The incident took place in Tirunelvelli, over 600 kms from Chennai.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sep 01, 2017, 15:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Class VII student commits suicide after teacher chides her over period stains
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Chennai: A 12-year-old girl committed suicide after being allegedly shamed by a woman teacher for staining her clothes with menstrual blood. 

 According to reports, the class VII student of Senthil Nagar School, jumped off a 25-foot-high building in her hometown Tirunelvelli, which is over 600 kms from Chennai.

The parents who are absolutely devastated, had no idea why their daughter would take such a drastic step, until they found a suicide note. 

The letter which was recovered from the spot suggested that she was harassed by her teacher in front of whole class. 

According to the reports of NDTV, police have registered a case of abetment of suicide but they are yet to arrest anyone. 

Talking to the channel, District Collector Sandeep Nanduri said that a probe has been ordered in the case and presently they are listening to different versions.  "Only after the completion of probe we wold have clarity about the suicide," Nanduri added.