A class 9 student studying in Ahlcon Public School Mayur Vihar-I, has allegedly committed suicide on the evening of March 20. She reportedly hanged herself when she was alone at her home.
The girl was rushed to nearby Kailash Hospital in Noida. “When the girl was brought her pulse and blood pressure were un-recordable. We tried to revive her but couldn’t. Cause of death can only be known after postmortem,” the doctor said.
The deceased’s parents have accused their daughter’s teachers of sexually harassing her and molesting her.
“She told me her SST teachers touched her inappropriately, I said since I’m also a teacher, I can say they can’t do it, might be a mistake but she said, I’m scared of them, no matter how well I write they’ll fail me. Ultimately they failed my daughter in SST. The school killed her,” Ikisha’s father quoted.
Arun K Singh, Noida Superintendent of Police, has said that a case has been registered in the matter of the Ahlcon Public School suicide under Child sexual abuse laws and abetment of suicide, and further investigations are underway. Two teachers and the school’s principal have been booked.
School principal, however, rejecting the claims of molestation and sexual harassment said, “it was an unfortunate incident. The school had been following promotion policies of CBSE and that the deceased had not failed, instead a re-test was scheduled.”