Denied further education, girl attempts suicide

Muzaffarnagar: A class XII student here has allegedly attempted suicide by jumping into a canal after her family did not allow her to study further, police said today.

Upset over her family’s decision, the 18-year-old girl tried to end her life by jumping into the Ganga canal in Khatoli town yesterday, they said.

Police sprung into action after getting information about the incident and rescued the girl.

Later, she was handed over to her family.