Class-10 girl jumps to death over sexual harassment in Odisha; kin allege foul play
Rourkela: A Class-10 girl student jumped to death from her hostel building in Lefripada police station area in Sundargarh district allegedly after being sexually harassed by her school Headmaster.
The minor girl hailing from Bhalugad village was a student of Patuadihi Panchayat High School. She was staying in the hostel for her studies. Today she died by suicide after allegedly being sexually harassed by the Headmaster Shyam Sundar Patel.
On receiving information, a police team led by Lefripada police station IIC Hemangini Gardia reached the school and initiated an inquiry. The cops also detained three persons, including the Headmaster and Assistant Teacher of the school and the hostel warden for interrogation. A police teams
Meanwhile, family members of the deceased have alleged that she was pushed to death from the hostel building.
Further details in this connection are awaited.