Unable to bear the harassment by a 15-year-old boy to respond to his love and marry him, a minor of the same age has committed suicide by hanging.
The accused is a student of 10th standard, and so was the victim.
A suicide note found in the cupboard of the deceased three days after the incident threw light on the exact reason for the girl taking the extreme step. The five-page note explained in details about the harassment she was subjected to in the last few months.
Following this, the victim’s mother filed a complaint against the boy and two others including another minor for allegedly helping him with the harassment The police have identified the deceased as Nithya P (name changed), a resident of J P Nagar VI phase. She was studying at a reputed private school in Jayanagar.
The accused is studying in another school in J P Nagar and stays in the vicinity of the victim’s residence. Another 17-year-old boy who is pursuing PUC in the same institution where the victim was studying was close to the boy who was harassing the girl.
The victim’s father had died of illness four years back and her mother runs an eatery in A BDA complex.