Hyderabad: Class 9 student delivers baby in school washroom

Updated: 01 Dec 2015 02:21 PM
Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, a 13-year-old student of ninth standard delivered a baby in her school washroom.The incident occurred in Madhapur which is said to be, the information technology hub, housing many global IT giants.

The girl who belongs to tribal community developed labour pains during the class. She complained of stomach pain to the teacher, who asked her to go to the wash room.To utter shock of everybody, the girl delivered a baby girl in the washroom. The school authorities informed the parents, who too had no idea of how she became pregnant.

Though the incident occurred on Saturday, it came to light on Monday. Both the girl and her daughter were in hospital and safe.Nobody among the 20 member school staff including 13 women teachers  noticed that the girl was pregnant.

The teachers said she used to cover the stomach with a scarf and while sitting on the bench, used to keep the bag in front of her.The district education officer has ordered a probe. After preliminary inquiry, police booked a case against a youth who used to accompany the girl to school.