Warangal: ‘Harassed’ SSC student ends life

Warangal: ‘Harassed’ SSC student ends life
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Warangal: ‘Harassed’ SSC Student Ends Life, Bukya Jyoti's Suicide Case. An SSC student of a private school at Papaiahpet in Chennaraopet mandal in the district, Bukya Jyoti, committed suicide by consuming insecticide on Friday after a youth, Annaboina Shekar, of the same village allegedly harassed her in the name of love.

Narsampet(Warangal): An SSC student of a private school at Papaiahpet in Chennaraopet mandal in the district, Bukya Jyoti, committed suicide by consuming insecticide on Friday after a youth, Annaboina Shekar, of the same village allegedly harassed her in the name of love. She took the extreme step after being threatened by Shekar at her school why she had informed her parents, Bikshapathi and Yadi, about his behaviour. The parents had admonished him for harassing Jyoti. She died on Saturday at the Narsampet Area Hospital.
Villagers expressed their anguish over the suicide, saying that there was no protection to the fair sex despite legislations like the Nirbhaya Act. Chennaraopet SI Mallesham said cases under the Nirbhaya Act and the SC, ST Atrocities (prevention) Act were registered against Shekar.
Suicide bid in front of school
In a similar incident of harassment on Saturday, a resident of Adilabad town, Gnaneshvar, created a scene before local girls high school, threatening to commit suicide if his niece, a student of eighth class, failed to reciprocate his love. He tried to immolate self after snatching a kerosene bottle from a constable. The scared girl lodged a complaint with the principal. The youth, who was taken into custody, told the police that he was already married and that the suicide threat was made following his ‘infatuation for the girl’.
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