Stalked and sexually harassed, girl sets herself ablaze, dies

Jul 02, 2013, 20:36 IST | Agencies

An 18-year-old girl student allegedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze after a fellow-student reportedly stalked her frequently professing his love for her, police said today.

Police said the boy, who has been arrested, also allegedly used to sexually harass her by sending SMS-es. 

Stalked and sexually harassed, college sets herself ablaze, dies

The girl, a second year student at an Arts and Science college at Gobichettipalayam, allegedly set herself ablaze on Saturday last.

She succumbed to burns in hospital today, police said.

The boy reportedly used to frequently profess his love for her, sources said, adding, a case has been registered.  

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