Hyderabad girl jumps to death after failing to get good NEET rank

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Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) A 18-year-old girl jumped to death from a building here on Tuesday allegedly after failing to get a good rank in the NEET exam, police said.

The girl, identified as Jasleen Kaur, jumped from top of the 10-storey shopping complex in the busy Abids area in the heart of the city.

A police officer said the girl apparently ended her life as she went into depression after not getting the expected rank in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance (NEET) exam, the results of which were declared on Monday.

A resident of Kachiguda neighbourhood, Jasleen reached Mayuri Complex in the commercial hub of Abids around 10.30 a.m. After parking her two-wheeler, she climbed the stairs and reached the top floor. Some people who spotted her raised an alarm to deter her but she jumped down.

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According to police, the girl sustained head injuries and died on the spot. The body was shifted to government-run Osmania Hospital for autopsy.

Police registered a case. The CCTV footage showed the girl wearing jeans and T-shirt walking up the stairs and later jumping to death.

–IANS

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