A 10-year old student, Sanika Sudhakar Upale committed suicide at her Alto-Britona residence on Friday afternoon. Sanika was studying in Std V at Vidya Prabodhini High School.
Sanika’s parents were shocked to see her hanging from a dupatta when they returned from work for lunch. They immediately informed the Police Control Room who rushed to her residence and conducted the panchanama. Her body was then sent to the Goa Medical College for post mortem which will be conducted on Saturday.
Though the actual reasons for the suicide are not known, Police sources informed that they found Sanika’s notebook where she had written that she was scared her mother would leave the house if she failed in the exams.