A 15 year old school student has hanged herself to death as the principal of her school scolded her over several pictures displayed in Facebook social network website.
The deceased is a resident of Thorayaya , Kurunegala and a grade 11 student of a popular school located in Kurunegala city.
The principal has reportedly summoned the student on Monday (03) and vehemently scolded her over several photographs of herself in school uniform and school crest, which were posted in two of her Facebook accounts, and instructed to bring her parents to the school the next day.
The student who was severely affected from the incident has been miesrable that evening after returning home from school and the next day (04). Yesterday (05), when nobody was home she has hanged herself on beam using rope made from a saree.
The servant at home who witnessed the student hanging from the beam has informed her father, who was running a shop in front of the house.
According to relatives, the student has died on the way to the hospital as the father was taking her to Kurunegala Teaching Hospital after cutting her loose.
In a 3 page long letter written to her father the student has stated that the principal scolded her using even inappropriate words for an offense she did not commit and that she is committing suicide so that another student will not have to face the same plight in future.