Delhi school girl commits suicide after alleged sexual harassment by teachers

Nation Next Newsroom | Mar 21, 2018 10:31

A 15-year-old girl studying in a private school in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar committed suicide by hanging herself on Tuesday evening at her residence in Noida after she was allegedly sexually harassed by two teachers of the school.

As per the girl’s parents, the teachers would touch the girl inappropriately and also failed her in exams intentionally. The girl’s father has said that she told him that the teachers would fail her in the exams no matter how properly she wrote the exam.

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A case has been filed against the two teachers under section 306 (abetting suicide) and section 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code. They have also been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.