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15-year-old girl ends life after teacher's harassment

PTI  Karimnagar (AP), December 09, 2012
First Published: 14:41 IST(9/12/2012) | Last Updated: 14:49 IST(9/12/2012)

A teenaged girl committed suicide after being allegedly harassed by her school teacher here, police said on Sunday.

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The 15-year-old girl, studying in class ninth at Zila Parishad High School at Perkapalli village here, was disturbed after her Hindi teacher - Laxmanaswamy - allegedly passed comments on her looks following which she killed herself at her home in Gollagudem village near here on Friday, Saidapur police sub-inspector Ramakrishna said.

Based on a complaint filed by her parents on Saturday, police registered a case of abetment to suicide against the teacher.

However, talking to media, Laxmanaswamy denied the allegations.


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