Distressed over harassment, a girl studying in Class 10 died by suicide by consuming pesticide in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district on Saturday.
The girl, a resident of Korrapadu village under Medikonduru Mandal of Guntur, took the extreme step after facing harassment by a youth identified as Vara Prasad.
In a video, the victim narrated her ordeal and blamed Vara Prasad, requesting authorities to take action against him.
The girl died on Saturday while undergoing treatment in a hospital.
Police have registered a case and are investigating the matter.
Guntur women commission chairperson Vasireddy Padma, along with local YSRCP MLA Sridevi, visited the girl’s family members and ordered officials to take strict action against the accused.