Worried about failing in exams, girl commits suicide

March 28th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A 12-year-old girl, apparently worried about failing in school examinations, committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling in her home in east Delhi, the police said Saturday.
“The girl was a student of Class 4 and had failed in exams last year. Her results were expected in a few days and she feared she would fail again. She committed suicide on Saturday by hanging herself form the ceiling when no one was at home in Jwala Nagar,” a police officer said.

“Her parents are labourers. The victim was next to the eldest among five children. No suicide note is found from the spot,” the police officer added.

The police did not suspect any foul play and were investigating.

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