A schoolgirl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house at Lebugati village in Manirampur upazila of Jashore yesterday.
The deceased was identified as Puja Das, 14, a class IX student of Kalarhat High School and daughter of Pradeep Das of the village.
Puja's parents scolded her as she failed to secure desired marks in the yearly examination, quoting family members sub-inspector of Manirampur Police Station Altaf Hossain said.
Later, her body was found hanging from the ceiling of her house.
Seeing Puja hanging from the ceiling of her house, Tripti Rani, mother of Puja and also the headmistress of a government primary school, informed the matter to her husband.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to a local hospital morgue for autopsy, said the sub-inspector.
A case was filed with Manirampur Police Station in this connection.