Student sets herself on fire after being ‘forced to remove clothes’ by teacher

Jamshedpur, Oct 14 (PTI) A Class 9 student of a girls’ school here allegedly set herself on fire after she was “forced to remove clothes” by a teacher who reportedly suspected that she was copying from paper chits hidden in her uniform to write exam, the police said.

The girl, who was rushed to a nearby hospital by her family members with severe burn injuries, is currently fighting for life, a police officer said.

According to the officer, the girl, in a statement to the police, said that the woman humiliated her and made her remove clothes in a room adjacent to the classroom to check if she was hiding the chits in the uniform, despite strong resistance on her part.


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