9-Year-Old Commits Suicide Over School Fees, Teachers Booked

She committed suicide after the police took her father over alleged misbehaviour with her schoolteachers over fees

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The family members of the young girl who committed suicide attacked the accused teachers in the Ghaziabad police station. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/<a href="https://twitter.com/ANINewsUP/status/758524187791286273">@ANINewsUP</a>)

Distressed after her father was taken away by the police following alleged misbehaviour with her school teacher over payment of school fees, a 13-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging herself in Sihani Gate area in Ghaziabad on Wednesday, police said.

Priyanshi, a class 9 student, took the extreme step after her teacher reached her home and had a heated exchange of words with her father over payment of school fees, said Salmantaj Patil, SP.

The 3 teachers who were allegedly involved in the incident have been detained and booked for abetment to suicide.

Agitated family members and supporters of the young girl attacked the accused teachers at the Ghaziabad police station after the incident.

The girl’s dead body has been sent for postmortem and further investigation in underway.

(With inputs from PTI and ANI)

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