A Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) candidate reportedly took her own life after failing to secure pass marks in test examination in the district town on Tuesday, report agencies.
The deceased was identified as Nupur Khatun, 17, a student of Doarka Das Women College in Harinarayanpur village.
Quoting victim’s family, police said Nupur was upset over failing in four subjects in the test examination. She kept silent when her mother asked about her results.
Later, her mother took Nupur to the principal’s office on Tuesday morning and asked about the results in front of her.
At one stage, she drank poison that she had been carrying and fell sick. She died before she could be taken to Kushtia General Hospital.