Mysore, June 25: In a shocking incident, a Class 9 school girl committed suicide in Mysore(Mysuru), sending shockwaves across the region. The girl's body was found in a decomposed state hanging from a ceiling fan in one of the hostel rooms. As per reports, the incident took place on June 24 and an investigation into the matter has begun.
According to Mirror Now News Channel, the girl committed suicide as she was allegedly feeling guilty after spending a night with a boy. Reportedly, the schoolgirl along with few other friends from her class had gone for a picnic at Mysuru. It was after the picnic, she took the drastic step of ending her life.
Class 9 girl hangs self in Mysuru, after feeling guilty about spending the night with a boy. Hostel warden suspended; case registered against reported boyfriend under POCSO act. pic.twitter.com/z1rxxJdgIf
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Considering the deceased was a minor, the Mysore police has also registered a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) against the girl's boyfriend. Furthermore, the hostel warden has been suspended for her negligence by the school authority.