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Tamil Nadu: Class XII student commits suicide fearing failure in exams

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 May 2016, 14:14 IST

A class XII student, Shaktiganesh, committed suicide fearing failure in the exams even before the results were declared in Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu.

From Periyanaicken Palayam, the boy apparently committed suicide by hanging himself at home on the morning of 17 May. His parents were not at home at the time of the incident.

Shaktiganesh was a student in a private school at Karamadai.

After reaching home, the parents found their son hanging. They immediately informed the police, who registered an FIR based on their complaint.

After his death, it came to light that he had actually secured over 60 % in the class XII examination.

-With ANI inputs

First published: 18 May 2016, 14:14 IST
 
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