Published: 30th May 2018
Upset over bad CBSE results, 2 students commit suicide in New Delhi
Two students commit suicide over the disappointment of marks scored by them in their CBSE 10th board exams
Upset over not scoring good results in class 10th board exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), two students allegedly committed suicide in New Delhi by hanging themselves on Tuesday.
Police said, one of the deceased identified as Rohit Kumar Meena (17) was a student of Dwarka's M.R. Vivekananda Model School.
Meena scored 59 percent in the board exam, he was a resident of Kakrola area and committed suicide in his room. He was rushed to a local hospital where she was declared brought dead.
According to police, they got a call around 3.45 p.m. regarding the incident, no suicide note was recovered but police suspect he was upset over the results.
In the second incident, a student, Pragya Pandey, 15, who stayed in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area, was found hanging with a ceiling fan at her residence.
"She was a student in Ryan School, she got 70 percent marks. She wanted to pursue science and could not get due to a low percentage," said a senior police officer.
Due to the same, she committed suicide by hanging herself with a ceiling fan, he said.
Her father works as an enforcement officer in ED, he added.