Teacher's humiliation drives girl student to suicide

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Chennai, Oct 11 (UNI) A Standard X girl, studying in a Corporation School, allegedly committed suicide by hanging at her house today.

Family sources said the teenager, Punitha, took the extreme step after she was allegedly humiliated by a teacher.

The girl's parents demanded the teacher, who had humiliated and reprimanded the girl in presence of other students, be suspended.

Meanwhile, the All India Students Federation of India demanded criminal action against the school management and the teacher responsible for Punitha's alleged suicide.

Federation State Secretary R Thirumalai, in a statement here, also demanded a judicial probe by a sitting High Court judge into the incident.

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