Second Case In Two Weeks: Tamil Nadu Class XII Student Found Dead In Hostel

Tiruvallur: A Class XII student, in a government-aided school in Tiruvallur district, allegedly killed herself on Monday. The victim’s relatives staged a protest claiming the school didn’t inform the parents in time.

The student, who hailed from Thekkulur, had dinner with her friends and went to sleep on Sunday night, only to be found dead the next day. Upset, the girl’s parents and relatives staged a road roko, stopping government buses on the Thiruthani road, India Today reported.

Police forces have been deployed on the ground to maintain law and order while CB-CID officials visited the school to conduct an inquiry. The school has declared a holiday over the incident.

This is the second such incident in two weeks where a Class XII student was found dead at the school in Tamil Nadu. On July 13, a student of a school in the Kallakurichi district was found dead under suspicious circumstances at her hostel leading to violent protests that left several people, including senior police officers, injured. The protesters had also set at least 15 buses on fire, NDTV reported.

Five people including her school principal and two teachers were arrested after police found a note in which she had blamed two teachers for “humiliating her for her academic performance”.

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered a team of doctors to analyse the two autopsy reports of the girl and submit the report within a month. The High Court also said that deaths in educational institutions must be investigated by the state probe body, CB-CID, in the future, the report added.

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