A 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her home on Thursday after she got compartment in Class 12 exams, the results of which were declared by the Haryana School Education Board on Wednesday.
The victim, identified as Mehak, a resident of Railway Colony in Surajpur, was a student of commerce.
She took the extreme step when her younger sister Khushboo was at home while their brother had gone to school. The two sisters were studying in separate rooms.
Khushboo said she had had gone two to three times in the room in which Mehak was studying. She said after sometime, when she observed no movement in the adjoining room she went there and found the door bolted from inside.
The victim’s sister said she peeped through the window and found Mehak hanging from a ceiling fan with a ‘dupatta’.
She raised the alarm and neighbours rushed to their house and broke open the door of the room.
They immediately informed the girl’s parents and the police.
The police brought down the body and shifted it to the civil hospital in Kalka where doctors declared her brought dead. The post-mortem will be conducted tomorrow.
Amrawati police chowki in-charge Resham Singh said they had not found any suicide note in the room.
The victim’s mother, Anu, works at Amrawati Hospital while her father Shamsher is employed as a security guard at a Maruti showroom in Kalka. Mehak was the eldest among the three siblings.
The victim’s close relatives said Mehak was a bright student but could not get good marks as she had fallen ill during her exams and had to be admitted to a hospital.