Expelled college student kills herself

April 4th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin  


Kendrapada (Orissa), April 4 (IANS) A 19-year-old woman hanged herself in Kendrapada district of Orissa after being expelled from a college for cheating during examinations, the police said Friday. Sarmista Barik, a resident of Kalaboda village, about 150 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, was an undergraduate student at Lokanathpur College in the neighbouring village of Patakura.

She was caught cheating by education department officials Thursday and was immediately expelled from the college. The girl went home and committed suicide at night, a police official said.

The police sent the body for autopsy Friday.

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