General News of Wed, 12 Sep 201812

Boy who failed to get SHS placement commits suicide

A 16-year-old boy identified as Daniel Mensah, who sat for the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination and got aggregate 47, has committed suicide in Brenuakyim, a town at Tarkwa in the Western region.

The decease hanged himself after he failed to get a placement to any of his selected Senior High Schools after the placement was released.

Daniel who although failed his BECE exams, he was hopeful of getting a placement in an SHS so he could continue with his education- a dream which failed to come true leading him to take his own life.

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Uncle of the deceased, Ebo Ayitey in an interview on Adom News said, Daniel before killing himself left a suicide note for his parents urging them not to think about him anymore.

“I can’t stay on this earth anymore because I did not get school,” the suicide note read.

Source: ghpage.com

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