Odisha government hands over INR 5 lakh to family of girl who committed suicide
The headmaster of the school was arrested yesterday on the basis of a note found in a notebook of the deceased.
Chief Minister Navin Patnaik had announced the ex-gratia following a recommendation by the district administration, he said.
The body of the girl was found in a pool of blood in the computer room of a government-run residential school at Sikhapalli on Thursday night. She allegedly committed suicide after being sexually assaulted by the headmaster, police said.
Her note accused the headmaster of being involved in a sexual assault of minor girls in the school, they said.
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