Advertisement

HindustanTimes Sun,28 Dec 2014

Delhi: denied scooter, teenager hangs self

IANS  New Delhi, November 09, 2012
First Published: 09:40 IST(9/11/2012) | Last Updated: 09:45 IST(9/11/2012)

A 14-year-old boy hanged himself to death at his house in New Delhi over his father's refusal to buy him a scooter, police said Thursday.

Advertisement

Happy's body was recovered Wednesday night in north Delhi's Narela, police said.

Police said the Class 10 student of Maharaja Agrasen School left behind a suicide note which read: "Now save your money."

Happy was alone at home when he locked his room and hanged himself from a ceiling fan. His father Praveen Kumar broke the door and discovered the body, said a police officer.

Kumar, who worked in a private company, told police he could not buy his son a scooter due to financial difficulties.


Advertisement
more from New Delhi

Delhi shivers at 2.6 degrees C on season's coldest day; fog hits flights

Delhi recorded on Sunday the lowest temperature of the season with the mercury dipping to 2.6 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal, with dense fog affecting 55 flights and about 70 trains.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved