LAHORE – A college student committed suicide by swallowing poisonous pills here in Shahdada Area, police said on Tuesday.

The deceased’s family told the police that Nadra Liaqat, 18, wanted to reappear in the Fsc examination but she took poisonous pills when her parents discouraged her.

According to the police investigators, the girl had appeared in the last Fsc examination but she was declared fail in one of the subjects. The girl requested her parents that she wanted to reappear in the examination but they turned down her request.  Late on Monday night, the disillusioned girl confined herself in the bedroom and took poisonous pills. She was rushed to a local hospital, where doctors pronounced her dead.

Local residents said that emotional scenes were witnessed at the residence of the deceased as her dead body was brought in the ambulance from the hospital. Her mother lost her mental balance as she saw the dead body of her young daughter.

Meanwhile, the police handed over the body to the family without autopsy after fulfilling the legal requirements.