“Justice For Karur Girl” Trending With Heart Wrenching Reactions From Public


One more suicide note of a plus two studying girl from Karur surfaced in Internet with public venting their emotions out. During the night of Friday, she killed herself after writing a note saying that she was afraid of revealing the detail of the person who had pushed her to “take the decision”. The Police retrieved the purported suicide note from the deceased girl’s home in which she said that she could be the last girl to be pushed into taking extreme measures due to sexual harassment.

Reports suggested that the girl was studying at a private school had attended classes and on Friday and returned home. She who was lonely for a long time, didn’t respond to her door when an elderly woman from the adjacent house came looking for the house. The elderly woman decided to telephone the 17 year old girl’s mother, the police said.

Police registered a case on Friday and sent the body for autopsy to Karur Government Medical College and Hospital. And through the investigation, the police found the alleged suicide note. In the note, the girl also reportedly wrote that she was afraid of revealing the identity of the person (her alleged harasser) who had “pushed” her “to take this decision.”

“We have registered a case and begun the investigation. The family of the deceased didn’t place any allegation. The deceased girl has also not mentioned anyone’s name in the suicide note. We are conducting an investigation into all possible angles.” Karur Superintendent of Police P Sundaravadivel said. On Saturday, the body has been handed over to the family after an autopsy.

The alleged letter which is dated on 19th of November, the girl said “I should be the last girl who is dying of sexual harassment. I am afraid of revealing the person who forced me to take this decision. I wished to live on this earth but now leaving it in midway. I wish to get one more chance to live in this world. I wished to help many after growing up but I couldn’t” the suicide note read,

Expressing her love towards her father, mother, uncles, the minor asked apology to them for leaving without informing. “No girl should die like me” she ended her note.


Hashtag “Justice for Karur girl” is trending ever since the letter surfaced in Internet. Check out some of the tweets under the hashtag :

Last week, Hashtag “Justice For Pomtharani” was trending in the micro blogging social media site after a news on a 17 year old girl committing suicide due to the sexual harassment she faced by a teacher. Parents of the victim alleged that the extreme decision was made by their daughter only due to the sexual harassment she faced.

Identified as Pon Tharani, the 17 year old deceased was studying 12th standard. Born to Magudeeshwaran, she was living with her family in Kottaimedu, Coimbatore. It has been reported that Pon was studying 12th standard in the Chinmaya Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary school, where she was sexually harassed. After bringing about the same to the attention of her parents, Pon Tharani was shifted to another school, a couple of months ago.


A teacher named Mithun Chakravarthy has been taken into custody after the protest made by the parents of the victim. He was booked under protection of children from sexual offences act and also under the Indian Penal Code section 306 (Abetment of suicide). A letter was doing rounds in social media platforms, claiming that it was written by the victim before taking her life off.


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