Coimbatore, Jan. 12
Alleging harassment by school authorities which led to the suicide of the schoolboy who had ended his life yesterday, the kin of the 15-year-old boy S. Jaffer had petitioned the City Police Commissioner K. Periaiah to carry out a thorough investigation into the circumstances leading to the suicide of the boy.
Jaffer, son of Shamim, of Rathinapuri, was sent out of school yesterday by the school establishment from the private school where he was studying 10th class at Ramnagar near Rathinapuri.
The boy who had looked depressed after returning home had taken the extreme step of ending his life.
The boy was accompanied by an assistant from the school and his parents were asked to meet the headmaster of the school in person.
Rathinapuri police recovered the body of the boy and sent it for postmortem and a case has been filed.