10-year-old Girl Commits Suicide in Bantwal

10-year-old Girl Commits Suicide in Bantwal

Mangaluru: A 10-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging to the window, at her residence in Pudu Bantwal Taluk here, on July 11.

The deceased has been identified as Poojashree (10), daughter of Prasad Acharya, Kumdelu, Pudu Bantwal.

According to sources, On July 11 evening Poojashree came back from the school and went to her room, her mother thought that she might be sleeping. When she did not come out for a long time, family members went to her room. They were shocked to find Poojashree hanging to the window rod.

According to police sources, recently Prasad Acharya had rented the first floor of his house to an auto driver. His wife was always sick and had committed suicide on May 27, 2016. In this connection, a Puja was held in the house on July 10.

On July 11, Poojashree came back from the school and had straight away gone to her room in the ground floor where she committed suicide. The reason for the extreme step is yet to be ascertained.

Bantwal Rural police have reached the spot and investigation is on.

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  1. Stress on Children growing as they grow. Simply look at the size and weight of back pack they carry to school. Hidden agenda is more books the school sells,more money in treasury. When I asked few students about the weight and reason why they take so many books,they said, “Teachers make us to bring all the books even we do not open some books in classroom” They do not have guidance as both Parents work and they get hand on i-Pads and Mobile phones at very young age which display scenes which Children of that age should not read nor see it. High expectations from adults also causes stress on these Angels without their fault. One side Parents and other side from school and comparison among Children,who is smarter and better. End result is suicide.

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