Hyderabad: A 17-year-old student allegedly self-immolated herself at her house in Chandra Huts at Madannapet here on late Tuesday evening. Police suspect the reason behind the act to be depression.
According to the police, the victim P Sravani, a first-year Intermediate student of Sangam Laxmibai College, doused herself with kerosene and set her body on fire in the bathroom. She succumbed to severe burns.
The Madannapet police booked a case and the investigations are on. The exact reason for the suicide is yet to be known, they said.
The body was shifted to the Osmania General Hospital for autopsy.