A fourth standard student, T. Akhila, burnt herself to death when her parents refused to give her Rs. 20 she had demanded while going to a function in the school at Ibrahimpatnam on the city outskirts.
Parents out to work
The girl doused herself in kerosene in the house on Tuesday when her parents went out for some work and set herself ablaze. She was shifted to Osmania General Hospital with burns and died while undergoing treatment on Wednesday.