Class IX student delivers baby girl in Mussoorie

Class IX student delivers baby girl in Mussoorie

By: || Updated: 24 Feb 2012 10:32 PM


Dehra Dun:  A student of Class IX of a government school has given
birth to a baby girl in the hill town of Mussoorie, prompting the police
to launch an investigation in the matter. The 16-year-old girl, who hails
from Arunanchal Pradesh, was living in the hostel of the Central
government-run school for Tibetans in Mussoorie and she gave birth to the
baby at a hospital on Friday, where she was admitted after she complained
of severe stomach ache, a police official involved with the investigations
said.

After the birth of the baby, the hospital informed the
police, he added. On being asked, the girl told the police that she got
involved in a relationship with a boy at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh
where she had gone on vacations in June last year.

Police are
trying to contact the boy to verify the statement of the girl, the
official said. The family of the girl has been informed about the
development. Though no case has so far been registered in the case, police
are also investigating the role of the school and hostel authorities to
find out why they hid the pregnancy of the girl. Police are also working
on the angle that some employee of the school or hostel might have been
involved in the matter and the girl was giving statement under some
pressure.






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