Noida, Mar 21: Hours after parents of a 15-year-old girl, who committed suicide at her home in Noida, accused her school teachers of harassment, the principal of the school has outrightly rejected the allegations. “Such a thing never happened,” he was quoted as saying by ANI. Also Read - AAP Sweeps Delhi MCD Bypolls, Arvind Kejriwal Says People Now Want Good Work In Municipality Too
“It’s an unfortunate incident. School has been following promotion policies of CBSE. Let me make it clear that she had not failed, a re-test was scheduled. We will cooperate with probe agencies,” he had said earlier in the day. (ALSO READ – Fearing Failure in Physics Board Exam; Class 12 Student Commits Suicide) Also Read - Ayesha Suicide Case: Gujarat Police Arrests Absconding Husband Aarif Khan from Rajasthan
The development came after the police on Wednesday morning registered an FIR under sections 306 & 506 IPC & POCSO Act. Further investigation is underway, informed Arun K Singh, Superintendent of Police (Noida). He said that the father of the girl has alleged that she was harassed by two school teachers and was also failed in the exams intentionally. “Our officers will also visit the school today,” he added. Also Read - Swiggy Delivery Boys Arrested For Breaking Into Houses, Stealing Valuables in Noida
Meanwhile, constable clerk Nirpender has been suspended for registering case under wrong sections of IPC, in the case of a 15-year-old school student’s alleged suicide, SHO Sector-24, Noida, Akhilesh Tripathi said.
A class IX girl of a private school in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar (Phase I) allegedly committed suicide at her home in Noida on Tuesday evening. Her family members allege the 15-year-old, who was a student of Ahlcon Public School, took the extreme step due to low marks and harassment by teachers. Alleging that she was under ‘extreme pressure’ from teachers, her father has threatened to end his life if justice is not meted out to his daughter.
“She told me her SST teachers touch her inappropriately, I said since I’m also a teacher I can say they can’t do it,might be a mistake but she said, ‘I’m scared of them, no matter how well I write they’ll fail me.’ Ultimately they failed her in SST. School killed her,” the father of the girl has been quoted as saying by ANI.
The girl was rushed to Kailash Hospital where she was declared brought dead by the doctors. “15-year-old girl was brought to us, on arrival her pulse & blood pressure were un-recordable, we tried to revive her but couldn’t. Cause of death can be known after postmortem,” Kailash Hospital doctor said.
Meanwhile, the body has been sent for post-mortem and the reports are awaited.