Student dies after jumping off school building over alleged harassment


A 15-year-old girl who attempted suicide as she jumped from her school building allegedly because of her teachers harassment, succumbed to wounds in a hospital Monday in Thiruvananthapuram, about 65 km from here, police said.

The class 10 student was admitted to the private hospital with injuries, which she had suffered after allegedly jumping from the third floor of the private school building on Oct. 20, police said.

The student’s family has alleged harassment by school teachers about the incident.