A 12 years old schoolgirl killed herself after allegedly being shouted at for staining her uniform and bench with period blood. Young girl was on her period when her menstrual blood leaked onto her clothes and bench. She was allegedly scolded by her teacher for making a mess.

The girl was in seventh grade at Senthil Nagar school in residential area of Senthil Nagar, Palayamkottai Town, in Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu State, Southern India. She took her own life near a neighbour’s house. Her shocked parents told they did not know she was suicidal and only found out about her reasons in a letter she left. The note read ‘I don’t know what to say. Until now you didn’t hear any complaint about me but why did the teacher complain about me like this?’

According to reports, teacher allegedly shouted at the girl in front of her classmates. The incident sparked protests from parents of pupils who were angry over the girl’s death. Police managed to break up crowd and promised to take action. An investigation has been launched, a senior police spokesperson confirmed. They said ‘Right now we are hearing different versions. Only after the completion of probe will we have clarity.’ It is not known yet whether the unnamed teacher in question faces police action.

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