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Allegedly harassed by teacher, class 10th student commits suicide
Jammu & Kashmir

Allegedly harassed by teacher, class 10th student commits suicide

Agency News

Jammu, Sep 6 : A day after Teacher's Day was celebrated across parts of Jammu and Kashmir, a class tenth girl student committed suicide after she was allegedly harassed by her teacher in Manjakote area of Rajouri district.Police however, said the matter is being investigated.

"A student (name not disclosed) of class tenth, age 16, student of Government High School, Galuti Manjakote in Rajouri district late on Thursday night allegedly committed suicide by consuming a poisonous substance," Manzoor Ahmad Kohli, Station House Officer, Manjakote here told UNI on Friday morning.

The SHO said the family has alleged harassment by a school teacher over some academic issues. "We have registered a case under relevant sections and started the investigation," he said, adding that the body of the deceased has been shifted to the hospital for postmortem. (UNI)