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Upset over scolding by father, Class 10th girl commits suicide

PTI
Published : Apr 30, 2017, 10:01 am IST
Updated : Apr 30, 2017, 10:01 am IST

A case has been registered under CrPC section 174 (unnatural death) and investigation is underway, Civil Lines SHO Anirudh Kumar said.

Distressed over her father's reaction, the girl locked herself in her room and allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling. (Photo: File/Representational Image)
 Distressed over her father's reaction, the girl locked herself in her room and allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling. (Photo: File/Representational Image)

Sonipat (Haryana): Reprimanding his daughter for skipping school proved costly for a man in Sonipat district as the minor got so upset that she committed suicide.

Police said the girl was studying in 10th standard and lived in Shanti Vihar area in Sonipat. She was not attending school since the past few days, following which her father scolded her.

Distressed over her father's reaction, the girl locked herself in her room and allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling, Civil Lines SHO Anirudh Kumar said.

A case has been registered under CrPC section 174 (unnatural death) and investigation is underway. The body was handed over to the family members after postmortem, he said.

Tags: suicide, minor girl, postmortem, police investigation
Location: India, Haryana, Sonipat (Sonepat)