CBSE results: Family consumes poison after girl fails, two dead

The girl, identified as Shivani, allegedly consumed poison after she came to know that she had fared poorly in the final exams, police said.

hidden May 30, 2013 22:12:32 IST
CBSE results: Family consumes poison after girl fails, two dead

New Delhi: The CBSE Class XII results almost wiped out a family in the capital with the teenaged daughter of a Delhi Police personnel and her mother committing suicide in Delhi and her brother critically ill after consuming poison when they came to know about her failure in the examination.

The incident was reported from Vijay Vihar area two days ago.

CBSE results Family consumes poison after girl fails two dead

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The girl, identified as Shivani, allegedly consumed poison after she came to know that she had fared poorly in the final exams, police said.

Seeing her consuming poison, her brother also took poison, they said.

Police suspect that the boy feared that he may also fail in Class X examination, the result of which was announced on Thursday.

"The mother, Kamlesh, saw her children consuming poison and she also followed them. A neighbour found them lying on the floor and informed Kamlesh's husband Pradeep, an Assistant Sub Inspector in Delhi Police," a police official said.

They were rushed to a nearby hospital where Shivani and Kamlesh died, while her brother is undergoing treatment.

No suicide note was recovered and police are investigating the case.

PTI

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