Depressed over failure to clear the second-year Intermediate examination, three students committed suicide in the State on Friday. While two of them were from the city, one was from Nizamabad district. In another case, a 17-year-old Intermediate first year attempted suicide by setting herself ablaze. She was battling for life in hospital.

A second-year student G Nagender (17) committed suicide by hanging himself at his house in Kushaiguda on Thursday night. The Kushaiguda police said, the youngster, a student of a private junior college at ECIL, had managed to clear all the subjects with good scores except one. 

“Depressed, he hanged himself from the ceiling fan with a towel,” the police said. adding that no suicide note was found. The body was shifted to Gandhi Hospital for autopsy and handed over to the family on Friday.

In another incident, an 18-year-old student identified as Lasya hanged herself at her residence in Marredpally, on Thursday night after learning that she had failed to clear one subject. The only child of her parents, she was counselled by them not to lose heart as she could appear for the supplementary examination and clear the subject. “Though her family tried to counsel Lasya, she went into her bedroom and hanged herself from the ceiling fan with a saree,” said A Srinivasulu, Inspector, Marredpally. The family shifted her to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared her brought dead. The body was shifted to Gandhi Hospital morgue and later handed over to the family on Friday.

In Nizamabad district, 18-year-old Venella of ARP camp village of Yedapalli mandal consumed poison and ended her life after being scolded by her parents for failing in the examination, on Thursday night. She was a second year MPC student of Vijetha Junior College in Bodhan town. She was rushed to the Nizamabad Government General Hospital on Thursday night. She died on Friday while undergoing treatment.

Another teenager was battling for life after she set herself ablaze for failing to clear the Intermediate first year exam. The student Gayatri, a resident of Utkoor mandal headquarters in Narayanpet, doused herself with kerosene before setting herself on fire. She sustained 60 per cent burns and was admitted to the Narayanpet Government Hospital, where her condition was said to be critical.

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