Class 5 student commits suicide over harsh punishment by teacher

A class five student in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison, after being punished by teacher. A student of St. Anthony's Convent School, was allegedly punished on September 15. A suicide note was recovered from his schoolbag in which he claimed that he had decided to end his life as he was subjected to harsh punishment by his teacher. Victim's father has blamed the school authorities for the tragedy. A case has been registered in this regard and investigation is underway.