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Dalit student kills self over eve-teasing in Madhya Pradesh

Posted on Nov 14, 04:32PM | UNI

Upset over allegedly being eve-teased, a Dalit student has burnt herself alive at Ambedkar Colony in Sendhwa town, police said.

Asmita (15), a class XI student poured kerosene over herself and set herself ablaze yesterday. She was rushed to Civil Hospital where she was declared brought dead. Her father Satish Verma told police that Asmita was upset over being eve-teased by one Ram Sharma.

According to police, a case was registered against Ram Sharma and his friend Ishan Katare on Asmita's complaint on November 8.