Hyderabad death case: DEO to recommend cancellation of school's recognition

ANI | Updated: Feb 02, 2018 15:19 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Feb 2 (ANI): The Hyderabad's Medchal-Malkajgiri District Education Officer (DEO) on Friday will submit his report to the commissioner of School Education Department, recommending the cancellation of recognition of the Jyothi High School's in connection with the alleged suicide of a class IX girl student.

The DEO took the decision after conducted a preliminary investigation into the matter and will submit his report by evening.

Earlier on Thursday, a class IX girl student allegedly committed suicide after she was barred from appearing in an examination for not paying her school fees.

According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Malkajgiri, Uma Maheshwar said, "The 14-year-old student of Jyothi High School committed suicide by hanging herself in her residence."

"After returning from school, the girl complained that her class teacher did not allow her to give exam and insulted her for not paying fees," he said.

Malkajgiri police also recovered a suicide note, which elaborated the same incident as the cause of her suicide.

A case has been registered under section 306 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).(ANI)