Published: 10th December 2019
Unable to bear humiliation of being slapped by a male classmate, girl hangs self in Vijayawada
As tempers ran high, Vikas slapped her in front of other students. Unable to bear the humiliation, she left the college in the afternoon and committed suicide by hanging herself
Even as the entire nation is seething with anger over crime against women, the high-handedness of a boy led to the suicide of a girl. The boy slapped the girl in front of other college students forcing her to take the extreme step unable to bear the humiliation, police said.
T Punyavathi (19), a resident of Pedda Laxmipuram village in Meliaputti mandal, was studying first year in a private degree college in the mandal headquarters. Meliaputti Sub-Inspector Siddharth said Punyavathi was being harassed by G Vikas, a final year student of the same college for quite sometime. Vikas allegedly spread a malicious propaganda against the girl's character. She was bearing the harassment silently.
On Sunday night, Vikas allegedly called up Punyavathi's father and told him that his daughter's character was bad and he got the videos of the girl with another person. Having learnt about the phone call made by Vikas, Punyavathi confronted Vikas at the college on Monday. As tempers ran high, Vikas slapped her in front of other students. Unable to bear the humiliation, she left the college in the afternoon and committed suicide by hanging herself in her house. The family members rushed her to hospital where the doctors declared her dead. A case has been registered.