New Delhi, May 29 (PTI) Upset over not scoring good marks in the Class 10th CBSE board exam, two students allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves today in separate areas of Delhi, the police said. Also Read - 15 BJP Workers Admitted to Hospital After Being Attacked by TMC Leaders in East Midnapur | Updates
The incidents were reported from Kakrola and Vasant Kunj areas of the national capital. Also Read - Nirbhaya Case 16 December: 8th Anniversary, Nothing Has Changed As 'India's Daughters' Are Still Fighting For Justice
One of the deceased was identified as Rohit Kumar Meena (17). He was a student of Dwarka’s M R Vivekananda Model School. Also Read - Delhi: 5 injured in Fire at JJ Camp Locality, Rescue Operations Underway
Meena, a resident of Kakrola, was rushed to a local hospital soon after the incident, but was declared brought dead. police said.
Police said they got a call around 3.45 pm regarding the incident. No suicide note was recovered, but police suspect he was upset after the results.
In the second incident, Pragya Pandey, a 15-year-old student of Ryan International School, allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in southwest Delhi’s Vasant Kunj, police said.
She secured 70 % marks.
Pandey wanted to pursue science and felt that she won’t be able to pursue it due to a low percentage, they added.
No suicide note was found. Her father works in enforcement directorate, police said.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 10 board exam results today. The overall pass percentage was 86.70.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.