New Delhi, March 23: A 16-year-old daughter of a government teacher allegedly hanged herself to death in Siwan district of Bihar on Thursday. The deceased, identified as Ritu Kumar, reportedly did not perform well in the Science paper in the ongoing matriculation examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Also Read - Bihar Government Fixes Ambulance Charges For Covid Patients. Check Rates Here

According to police, the girl used her scarf as noose. She had tied it to a hook on the wall in the balcony of her house to commit suicide. She was living with her parents and an elder sister in a rented accommodation. Her father Santosh Kmar is a government school teacher. In a written complaint, he said that the girl had informed the family that she had been unable to perform according to her expectations in the Science examination. However,  she had scored good marks in the past examinations and was a bright student, her parents told police. Also Read - Gesture of Humanity: Bihar Eateries & Restaurants Deliver Free Food to Corona Patients

Speaking to The Times of India, Town police station SHO Subodh Kumar said,”The girl, after having dinner, was studying in the balcony while the other members went to sleep. It was around 1 AM when the girl’s mother woke up and went to check on her that she spotted the girl hanging.” Also Read - Viral Video: Daughter Sings Bhojpuri Bhajan For Her Covid-Infected Mother to Cheer Her Up | Watch

After conducting a post-mortem, the body was handed over to the family, the SHO added.