Depressed over Class 10 compartment, boy commits suicide

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Jul 07, 2015 11:18 IST

A 15-year-old boy, Gaurav, reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan at his residence at Maloya on Monday morning. The police said Gaurav's mother told them that he was depressed because of the compartment he got in Class 10.

In the suicide note recovered by the police, the boy had written "Goodbye" to his mother. Gaurav's father is a vegetable vendor. Police said that the Gaurav's mother was on the ground floor when he took the extreme step on the first floor.

When the mother didn't see Gaurav for some time, she went upstairs and found the door of the room locked from inside. She then called the neighbours, who broke the door and found Gaurav hanging from the ceiling fan.

The police were called and the Gaurav was rushed to the Government Multi Specialty Hospital in Sector 16, where doctors declared him brought dead.The Sector 39 police have started inquest proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC.

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