A schoolgirl has allegedly committed suicide by drinking pesticide after being reportedly beaten-up by her teacher in the Burichong upazila of Comilla.
She has been identified as Tania, an 8th grader at Bharella Shah Nuruddin High School.
Her family alleges that the assistant headmaster Habibur Rahman beat her up with cane over a tri-fling matter on Monday afternoon.
Her family said that she felt so humilited that she drank pesticide and fell ill.
She was immediately taken to a local hospital and later shifted to Comilla Medical College Hospital.
But her condition deteriorated, and she was being taken to Dhaka for better treatment when she died on the way on Monday night.
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