Kolhapur, May 7 UNI | 3 months ago

The headmistress of a primary school allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from ceiling fan of a class room with a scarf in Shahupuri area of the city today.

Vidya Dattatrya Jadhav (55), a resident of Ambika Society in Sadar Bazar area, who was the headmistress of Vasantrao Chaugule Primary School in Shahupuri, committed suicide this afternoon in a class room on second floor of the school after attending a staff meeting, police said.

The incident came to light when one of the teachers went up to call Ms Jadhav. The school staff immediately rushed her to Chhatrapati Pramila Raje Hospital in a serious condition but she was pronounced dead on arrival by doctors. The cause of the suicide is yet to be ascertained, sources added.

(Posted on 08-05-2014)