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Geo Varghese v. State of Rajasthan

Penal Code, 1860 – Section 306 – Student of Class 9 committed suicide – The mother of the deceased-student lodged the FIR alleging that her son committed suicide due to mental harassment meted out by the Physical Training Teacher – Held, The disciplinary measures adopted by a teacher or other authorities of a school, reprimanding a student for his indiscipline, would not tantamount to provoking a student to commit suicide, unless there are repeated specific allegations of harassment and insult deliberately without any justifiable cause or reason.