A female student hanged herself after failing the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations of in Sylhet’s Gowainghat upazila on Monday.
Deceased Fahima Begum was daughter of Abdul Aziz of Jamkandi village. She took part as SSC candidate from Birmangal High School.
KM Nazrul Islam, officer in-charge of Gowainghat Police Station, said Fahima hanged herself at home on Monday afternoon, shortly after receiving her results. She was alone at home at that time.
Fahima’s mother and father went for a visit to her maternal uncle’s house this morning.
After coming home in the afternoon, they found Fahima’s hanging body and informed police.
On information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body.
Fahima’s body has been kept in the morgue of Osmani Medical College Hospital in Sylhet for an autopsy, added the OC.