A fifteen year old 9th class student named as Ikisha Raghav hangs herself in her room on Tuesday. She is a student of Ahlcon Public School in Mayur Vihar Delhi. The father is confirmed that her daughter had been sexual harassed by the two teachers which compelled her daughter to take the life ending step.
According to his father, “I am sure since I’m also a teacher I can say they can’t do it, might be a mistake but she said, ‘I’m scared of them, no matter how well I write they’ll fail me’. Ultimately, they failed her in SST. School killed her”.
The teachers were identified as Rajeev Sehgal and Neeraj Anand who teaches SST in the school.
The incident took place when the parents were out and Ikisha was alone in the house. When they returned, the girl’s room was locked from inside and after breaking the door, they found her hanging.
Arun K Singh, Superintendent of the Noida Police said, “Cases registered under sections 306 & 506 IPC & POSCO Act, further investigation is underway. Our officers will also visit the school today”.
He said that the girl was harassed sexually by her two teachers who also failed her intentionally in the examination.
However, the principal of the school denied all the allegations saying, “It’s an unfortunate incident. The school has been following promotion policies of the CBSE. Let me make it clear that she had not failed, a re-test was scheduled”. He further asked all the school authorities to cooperate in the investigation process.
Ikisha was a trained kathak dancer and also pursuing training in classical dancing.All the confirmation related to the case will be now found in the suicide note written by the girl.