Girl ‘takes own life’ | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, April 24, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, April 24, 2019


Girl ‘takes own life’

A schoolgirl allegedly killed herself after being stalked by a teenage boy in Sarishabari upazila of the district on Monday night. 

The 12-year-old victim, Antora Saha, daughter of Narayan Chandra Saha of Saincharpar village in the upazila, was a Class VII student at local school.

Deceased’s family members alleged that a 16-year-old boy, also a Class X student, of the area used to stalk the girl often on her way to and from school.

Quoting the victim’s family members, police said the alleged stalker intercepted the girl while she was returning home from her coaching centre around 7:00pm on Monday and gave her indecent proposal that left her mentally disturbed.

After returning home she went to her room and hanged herself from the ceiling fan around 8:30pm, police said.

Victim’s father filed a case with Sarishabari Police Station accusing the boy yesterday afternoon.


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