A girl who failed in the Junior School Certificate (JSC) examination reportedly committed suicide at her house in Kaunia area of Barishal town on Tuesday, reports UNB.

The deceased is Sahida Akhter, 14, student of Barishal Government Girl High School and daughter of Shahin Hawlader.

Sub-inspector Nazmul Islam, duty officer of Barishal Sher-e Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMC), said after getting her results, Sahida hanged herself from the ceiling fan of his room with a scarf around 1pm.

Later, her family members rescued Sahida and rushed to the hospital where physicians declared her dead, he said.