• Saturday, August 20, 2022

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Class 9 student in Delhi kills self after ‘sexual harassment’ in school

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By: Keerthi Mohan

In yet another shocking incident that has gripped India’s capital city of New Delhi, a 15-year-old student of a private school committed suicide after she was allegedly sexually assaulted by two of her teachers. The student committed suicide at her home in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida on Tuesday evening. The teachers allegedly threatened to fail her in her examination, her parents told the media on Wednesday. The student, belonging to a school in Mayur Vihar Phase 1, was found hanging from a ceiling fan. Although she was rushed to the hospital, she was brought dead by the doctors. Police have booked…

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