A class XI student in the state of Haryana committed suicide after being purportedly harassed by her seniors to get into a lesbian relationship.

The 16-year-old student was from a boarding school in Karnal. She was found hanging from the ceiling inside her hostel room in the school campus.

Reporting on the matter, the police said that two sisters from the same institute were pressurising the girl into getting in a lesbian relationship. It was the victim’s elder sister who disclosed this information to the police.

The family of the victim had also written to the school authorities on the matter following which, the victim had been shifted to her sister’s room.

The two sisters have been booked by police under Section 306 of the Indian Penal Code.

First Published | 7 February 2017 9:05 AM
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