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Class XII girl student commits suicide in Punjab over eve-teasing

Hoshiarpur: Depressed over facing constant eve-teasing at the hands of certain men, a girl student of Class XII committed suicide at village Bhambotar, about 65 kms from here, on Monday.

According to Talwara Police Station SHO Sub Inspector Ajmer Singh, a case of abatement to suicide under sections 306 and 34 of the IPC had been registered against two youths Rahul, son of Dilbag Singh and Sahil, son of Vijay Kumar, both of village Bhambotar in this connection.

The 17-year-old victims father stated that his daughter was studying in a Senior Secondary School, Bhambotar. He said that both the accused boys used to eve-tease her regularly. The girl became depressed because of being eve-teased frequently and in that depressed state of mind she consumed some poisonous substance on Monday. She was admitted in Civil Hospital, Mukerian where she breathed her last.

Her body had been shifted from Civil Hospital, Mukerian to the mortuary of BBMB Hospital, Talwara.

Raids were being conducted to nab the accused, said Ajmer Singh.

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