Kochi: A girl student committed suicide by jumping into a river after she failed in the plus two examinations.
The deceased was identified as Athulya, a student of Paravur government girls higher secondary school.
After the results were announced around 11 am on Wednesday, Athulya jumped into the river from Kuttichira bridge around 1 pm. Nearby residents alerted the police and fire and rescue service personnel. The officials came to the spot and fished out the body.
Athulya had scored good grades in plus one but started performing badly in academics recently, her teachers said.
Athulya’s father Baburaj and mother Reena had divorced and remarried. Athulya had been staying with them alternatively.
Athuly’s body was taken to the Paravur taluk hospital for post mortem and will be handed over to the relatives.