Mentally-challenged minor girl commits suicide

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Kanpur, Jul 13: A mentally-challenged minor girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house at Ashangara's Mandi area here, police said today.

14-year-old Jyoti was alone at her home yesterday when she took the extreme step. Her mother Nanki Devi had gone to the market, police said. Jyoti, a Class X student, was suffering from some mental disorder due to which her studies were getting affected. She was also under medication, said police.

The body has been sent for the post-mortem. Police is further investigating the issue.

PTI 

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