Teacher Called Her Out For Menstrual Blood. She Killed Herself
Tamil Nadu girl, a student of Class 7, went to a building near her house in Tirunelveli district and jumped.
- 12-year-old jumps off building in Tamil Nadu
- Teacher allegedly scolded her for stain caused by period blood
- School denies allegation, suicides note blames teacher
A 12-year-old girl in Tamil Nadu killed herself yesterday after her teacher allegedly scolded her in class for staining her clothes with menstrual blood.
The child, a student of class 7, jumped off a 25-foot-high building in her hometown in Tirunelvelli, over 600 kms from Chennai.
A note left by her talks of being tortured by her teacher.
The woman teacher has been charged with aiding suicide at the private school.
Police have filed a case of abetment of suicide but no arrests have been made yet.
A senior official said that an investigation has been ordered in the case. “Right now we are hearing different versions. Only after the completion of probe we wold have clarity,” he said.http://www.ndtv.com/tamil-nadu-news/12-year-old-allegedly-scolded-by-teacher-for-period-stains-jumps-to-death-1743727