KOLLAM, KERALA: A 15-year-old girl, who had reportedly jumped off the third floor of her school building in Kerala over alleged harassment on Friday, died at a private hospital today. The Class 10 student at Kollam’s Trinity Lyceum School had objected to her younger sister, 13, being punished by teachers for talking in the class.
Her sister was reportedly made to sit with boys. She had questioned the punishment and got into an argument with the teachers.
The girl’s mother met the school authorities and threatened to file a complaint against the teachers, but they assured her this wouldn’t happen again.
Later, when she was mocked by her sister’s classmates and other students over her protest, she reportedly got angry and jumped off the building.
She was rushed to a private hospital but couldn’t be saved.
The police have filed a case against two teachers for abetment to suicide. The investigation is on, a senior police officer said.