A 15-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her house on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Palak Saini, a resident of Modern Enclave colony in Zirakpur.
According to information, the victim was a student of Class 9 of a private school in Chandigarh.
Police sources said she was under depression after her parents snubbed her over her lenient attitude towards studies, following which she took the the extreme step. She was alone in the house at the time of the incident.
He parents took her to General Hospital, Sector 6, Panchkula, where doctors declared her brought dead. The Zirakpur police have started an investigation and the body was sent to Dera Bassi civil hospital for post-mortem examination.