LAKHIMPUR, April 29: The alleged suicide of a minor girl created sensation in the Nowboicha area of Lakhimpur district on Sunday. The 8- year old girl, Popun Mili, daughter of Motilal Mili, a resident of Ahomoni Singara Gaon under Nowboicha Police Outpost, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the roof of a nearby school. Sources said that her parents had scolded her in the morning for neglecting her studies. The girl became sentimental and went out of the house. When she did not return after a while, her parents searched for her and found her hanging from the verandah of Singara LP School. Getting the information about the incident, the local gaonburha informed Nowboicha Police Outpost.
The OC of North Lakhimpur Police Station, Ghana Kanta Bhuyan, the CO of Nowboicha Revenue Circle and police from Nowboicha Police Outpost arrived at the spot and recovered the body. After launching due investigation, police sent the body to North Lakhimpur Civil Hospital for post mortem.