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Student dies after jumping off school building over alleged harassment

The class 10 student was admitted to the private hospital with injuries, which she had sustained after allegedly jumping from the third floor of the private school building on October 20.

kerala Updated: Oct 23, 2017 22:35 IST
Press Trust of India, Thiruvananthapuram
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An awareness campaign organised in Chandigarh.(HT file for representation)

A 15-year-old girl who attempted suicide by jumping from her school building allegedly due to harassment by her teachers, succumbed to injuries at a hospital on Monday in Thiruvananthapuram, about 65 km from here, police said.

The class 10 student was admitted to the private hospital with injuries, which she had sustained after allegedly jumping from the third floor of the private school building on October 20,police said.

The family of the student has alleged harassment by the school teachers for the incident.

A case has been registered against two teachers of the school based on a complaint by the victim’s father.

Meanwhile, different students’ outfits staged protests here against the school management over the incident.

First Published: Oct 23, 2017 12:21 IST