A Thirteen year-old girl gave birth to a baby inside a school washroom in Hyderabad on Saturday, leaving her
teachers and school staff in shock, reports said.
The girl is a class 9 student of a government school in the Madhapur area of Hyderabad, the city’s IT hub. She reportedly complained of a stomach ache, after which her teacher sent her to the washroom along with a classmate.
A class nine student of a government school in Madhapur area of Hyderabad, the girl, according to reports, complained of stomach ache in the middle of a class on Saturday.
Who came back a few minutes later to say the teen had delivered.
The teachers and staff rushed to the washroom and shifted the girl and the baby to a room before informing her parents about the delivery.
The district education officer, who visited the school to inquire into the case, told media that the girl’s parents may have been aware of her condition, but was afraid to tell anyone because of the social stigma.
“She is very slim and would walk with a dupatta on her stomach and she would sit with her bag on her lap, so we didn’t know,” the girl’s teacher is reported to have said.
A classmate of the girl told a reporter that the girl had grown aloof a few weeks back and stopped going to the ground during breaks.