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A Selfie Video: Poverty Drives a Class X Student to Commit Suicide in Karimnagar

He jumped in front of a train near Peddapalli area in the district.

Published: 02nd October 2015 01:28 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd October 2015 01:29 PM   |  A+A-

A class X student from Karimnagar district, Telangana shot a selfie video giving out his reasons for committing suicide. The 15-year-old student eventually did commit suicide on a railway track after he faced humiliation for not being able to pay his school fees.

In the video he starts by saying, “I am going to die; He (teacher) left me outside with others for not paying the school fees. Everybody faces the same situation, we paid Rs 5,000 recently, there’s no money in the house.”

He jumped in front of a train near Peddapalli area in the district. The police have registered case under section 306 - abetment of suicide against the private school.


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