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Suicide after failing O/Levels

A 16-year-old boy in Masgolla, Galaha, committed suicide on Friday, when he learnt he had failed GCE (O/L) examination.

The deceased, Hasith Sampath Kumara, died by hanging himself at his residence on Friday morning, after browsing his results the previous night on the internet.

It was revealed that he had called his friends to inquire about their results, in the morning.

He had failed a few subjects at the examination.

Later on, a relative had seen him hanging in his room.

The postmortem was held at the Gampola Hospital, while the Gampola Magistrate held the magisterial inquiry.

Galaha Police are continuing further investigations. 


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