17 years old Saqiba committed suicide

Published on – February 15, 2016 – 12:26 am
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QUETTA: An Intermediate student of Muslim Bagh Girls College committed suicide after the principal of the college refused to send her examination admission forms.


QUETTA: An Intermediate student of Muslim Bagh Girls College committed suicide after the principal of the college refused to send her examination admission forms.

A despondent 17 years old Saqiba committed suicide after taking poisonous medicine in Muslim Bagh city after being rejected by school administration of her admission forms to be sent to Balochistan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education board for exams scheduled from April 1st.

The dispiriting decision came by the principle of the Inter Girls College Abida Ghos as she refused to send Saqiba’s admission for Intermediate exams. “After the principle behavior and the due dates for form submissions, my sister lost her hopes and committed suicide by taking poison,” Aizazullah brother of Saqiba said.

Dozens of students staged protest against the behavior of the principal of Inter-College Muslim Bagh last August where they urged the provincial government to appoint senior professor in the college.

Saqiba who loved to get education and was raising voice to promote girls education in her impoverish area was leading the student protesters came to Quetta and demanded quality education in her college.

“For last 18 years our college was being run by male staff, and now the newly appointed principal did not allowing senior female professor in our college,” Saqiba told media in last August while protesting in the provincial capital Quetta.

Aizaz her brother said, “The principle didn’t allow my sister to sit in the exams after impugning her attendance that severely discouraged my sister’s hopes.

CM Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri took notice of Saqiba’s suicide and directed thorough investigations.

When contacted, the accused principal of the said college declined to speak on the incident.

Family members of late Saqiba confirmed that, the principle filed a First Information Report (FIR) against her brother Aizaz who started large scale campaign against the principle inappropriate behavior.

“The principle alleged my brother for using abusive language against her, that is completely wrong,” Saqiba’s family said and added the principle was threatened us for revenge.

District Police Officer (DPO) Qilla Saifullah Abid Baloch has said, investigation has been commenced after the incident, “We are investigating the prime causes of Saqiba’s suicide and those responsible for her tragic death would be brought to justice.”

“we did not see her body and they don’t have any death certificate but investigation are underway,” He said after the investigation we will registered the case.