Class 9 girl ends life in Lud­hi­ana

Hindustan Times (Bathinda) - - Punjab -

LUD­HI­ANA:A Class 9 stu­dent, com­mit­ted sui­cide by hang­ing her­self from the ceil­ing fan at her house soon af­ter re­turn­ing from school on Satur­day. The girl,14, took the mid-term exam of so­cial stud­ies and took the ex­treme step af­ter reach­ing home.

Her fam­ily stays in Ja­malpur and the vic­tim stud­ied in a pri­vate school nearby. ASI Man­jeet Singh said the girl re­turned home from school at around 2pm. Her mother was at a neigh­bour’s house and min­utes later found her daugh­ter hang­ing from the ceil­ing fan.the ASI said on the state­ment of the vic­tim’s fa­ther, inquest pro­ceed­ings were ini­ti­ated un­der Section 174 of CRPC. School au­thor­i­ties said the girl was good in stud­ies and the news of her tak­ing the ex­treme step was shock­ing.

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