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Mumbai: Class 10 student kills self after parents scold her about studies

Updated on: 24 September,2022 10:23 PM IST  |  Mumbai
Anurag Kamble | anurag.kamble@mid-day.com

The girl's parents alerted the police, following which the body was sent post-mortem

Mumbai: Class 10 student kills self after parents scold her about studies

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A 15-year-old girl allegedly killed herself in central Mumbai on Saturday after her parents reprimanded her to focus more on studies, police said.


A Class 10 student, was found hanging on the terrace of a building in MHADA colony at N M Joshi Marg in the morning, an official said.



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According to her father, they had an argument over her studies. On Saturday morning, she was missing from home. Her parents started searching for her but the security guard told them their daughter didn't leave the building.

The girl's parents alerted the police, following which the body was sent post-mortem and a case of accidental death was registered, he said.

"As of now, there are no signs of foul play. We have her post-mortem report. Her father's statement also suggests that she might have killed herself due to him forcing her to concentrate on her study. The matter is being investigated," said Sunil Chandramore, Senior Inspector NM Joshi Marg police station. An Accidental Death Report (ADR) has been filed.

(with inputs from PTI)

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