A 16-year-old girl from Kheda and a 17-year-old boy from Ahmedabad Suicide by drowning themselves in the Sabarmati.
The two committed suicide as they were anguished because both of them had failed their Class 10 exams and they also had some dispute in their relationship.
They studied at the same school and the same tuition class in Jetalpur. Both had failed in all the subjects in the Class 10 board exams. Their family members had scolded them, and the girl’s parents even told her to drop out of school.
The boy and girl recently had a fight as he suspected she was in a relationship with another boy and would leave him.
“The two had a fight on Saturday and decided to meet at the Sabarmati riverfront on Sunday. The two met at the walkway on the riverfront near Sardar Bridge. According to witnesses, they had an argument for a while after which they tried their hands together using the girl’s dupatta and jumped into the river.
Ahmedabad Emergency Services divers recovered their bodies and Sabarmati Riverfront (West) police registered a case of accidental death.