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Kerala student commits suicide after school authorities harass him for cheating

The boy, Arjun, was a Class 11 student of MGM school, Aiyoor at Varkala in Thiruvananthapuram district, police said.

india Updated: Mar 15, 2017 18:52 IST
Student suicide

A Class 11 student committed suicide allegedly after being harassed by school authorities over an incident of cheating during exam on March 14.(Representative image)

A 16-year-old boy in Kerala’s Varkala committed suicide allegedly after being harassed by school authorities over an incident of cheating during exam.

The boy, Arjun, was a Class 11 student of MGM school, Aiyoor at Varkala in Thiruvananthapuram district, police said.

Alleging that he had cheated, the school authorities convened a special meeting and summoned the boy’s parents.

They insulted him in front of his parents, the boy’s classmates alleged.

On Tuesday, the boy was found hanging inside his house.

School authorities have however denied the charge that the student was harassed.

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