Mumbai: 14-year-old student commits suicide; blames school in his suicide note

Oct 11, 2018, 19:40 IST | Samiullah Khan

Ajay was allegedly shouted by his school teacher for not paying his school fees or else he would not be allowed him to appear for the exams, since then he was in depression and this must have led him to take such a drastic step

Mumbai: 14-year-old student commits suicide; blames school in his suicide note
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A 14-year-old student studying in a private school in Vasai allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in at his residence on Monday. The police have recovered a suicide note in which he blamed the school for his decision to take such a drastic step. According to sources, his school teacher had allegedly told him to pay his fees if he wished to attend school and sit for exams.

The deceased, identified as Ajay Dube (14) a Std VIII student of a private school situated in Khairpada, Vasai east was residing with his father, who is a taxi driver by profession. The student's mother and brother are living in their native place.

Last week Ajay was allegedly yelled at by his school teacher for not paying his school fees and was told he would not be allowed to appear for the exams, since then he was depressed. On Monday after having lunch Ajay was alone at home while his father left for work.

Post which, his friend came to his house in the evening, but found the door locked from the inside. After getting no response from Ajay, his friend tried to look through the window and found his body hanging.

He immediately informed the neighbors, who sprung into action and broke the door and then took the body down. They also informed the police and his father.

"An Accidental Death Report (ADR) was registered. We have sent the body for post-mortem, and started the investigation, as the suicide note was found we will question the school authorities and the teacher and would take action according to the law," said a police official from Waliv police station.

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