A first-year PU student of Christ University, who took poison on Wednesday after he performed poorly in college, died on Thursday.

Adugodi police said Derrick Liona, a science student, was asked not to come to college till be brought his parents.

That evening, the 17-year-old consumed poison at his home in Marble Market on the Bannerghatta Main Road when his parents were away. He was later taken to Victoria Hospital but he died on Thursday.

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