Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Girl commits suicide after reprimand for watching TV

A 14-year-old schoolgirl in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday committed suicide by hanging herself after she was allegedly scolded for watching a TV serial, police said.

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 25 (IANS) A 14-year-old schoolgirl in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday committed suicide by hanging herself after she was allegedly scolded for watching a TV serial, police said.

Menaka, a class 9 student, committed suicide at her residence in Tejabmill colony, after her father Surendra Singh, a railway employee, reprimanded her for watching a TV serial.

 

'Menaka did not go to school today (Saturday) and was watching a TV serial in the morning. Later, after being scolded by her father, she took the extreme step, hanging herself with her 'dupatta',' Superintendent of Police (East) Kushar Saurabh told reporters in Kanpur, some 80 km from Lucknow.