Student attempts suicide after teacher’s criticism
A 13-year-old student in Chenggu county drank pesticide in an attempt to commit suicide on May 19 after being criticized by his teacher, Huashang Daily reported on Thursday. The student was asked to write a confession of his wrongdoing after being absent from school for two days. He did, but his confession was rejected by his teacher, who asked him to rewrite it. The student became so depressed that he bought a bottle of pesticide and drank it on May 14.