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MP: Fed up with harassment, girl kills self

Press Trust of India  |  Jabalpur 

A 14-year-old girl committed in the city as she was facing harassment by a youth who lived next-door, police said today.

The incident took place under the limits of the Civil Lines Police station.

"The girl hanged herself from a fan at her house last night," sub-A N Mishra said.

The 17-year-old youth, who often followed the girl to her school and a coaching centre, approached her last evening and forced her to take a mobile phone and asked her to be in touch with him, Mishra said.

When the girl complained to her parents, they ticked him off, which led to a heated argument between the two families, the said.

Amid the quarrel, the girl ran inside and hanged herself after locking herself in a room.

Her parents broke open the door and rushed her to a hospital where doctors declared her brought dead, Mishra said.

Police apprehended the youth under the IPC section 306 (abetment of suicide) and further investigations was on, said of the station.

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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 18:35 IST