A girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her room at Uttar Bancharampur village in Sadar upazila of Lakshmipur district on Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Ayesha Akhter Reshmi, 10, a student of class IV of Koralia Government Primary School and daughter of Monir Ahmed, a resident of the village.
Police and local sources said Ayesha committed suicide by hanging herself with the ceiling as she failed in her annual examination and could not bear the pain and huff with her stepmother.
Abdullah Al Mamun, officer-in-charge of Sadar police station, said on information police recovered the body and sent it to Sadar Hospital.
“We are investigating the incident. After autopsy, it will be cleared whether she committed suicide or was killed,” added the OC.
Legal actions will be taken after investigation.