12 year-old girl ends life

Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, April 30
A minor girl today afternoon reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Canal Road allegedly after she was snubbed by her brother over poor performance in 6th class examination.
Police sources said that the 12 year-old deceased was allegedly snubbed by her brother over her poor performance in class 6th examination following which she hanged herself in her residence. “Father of the deceased who runs a shop at Rehari was in the shop while mother of the deceased went to mourn the demise of their relative when incident took place”, said police sources adding that brother of the deceased snubbed her over her poor performance in the 6th class examinations. Police further said that feeling humiliated she allegedly hanged herself in her residence and when family members noticed her hanging they took her to SMGS Hospital where she was pronounced as brought dead.
Later, the body of the deceased was shifted to the mortuary of the Government Medical College and Hospital GMC&H for autopsy but following the request of the family members to not conduct autopsy the body was handed over to family members for last rites.

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