A category 10 scholar of a non-public residential college allegedly died by suicide in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Wednesday, simply an hour earlier than the outcomes of the annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations have been introduced, police stated.
The 15-year-old woman set herself on fireplace by pouring kerosene at her dwelling in Digapahandi, they stated.
Police rescued her and took her to a hospital, the place she was declared lifeless.
“We suspect that she might have committed self-immolation over fears that she would be unsuccessful in the examination,” a police officer stated.
The woman, nonetheless, handed with a B-1 grade and secured 421 out of 600 marks within the board examinations.
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