Teen commits suicide due to exam stress

Saturday, 8 February 2014 - 7:23pm IST | Agency: DNA

Due to 'stress', a 14-year-old from Mulund committed suicide by hanging himself from an iron bar of an under construct SRA building. The incident took place in Sambhaji nagar of Mulund around 10.30pm on Friday.
According to sources, the boy was under stress because his exams were approaching. On the day of the incident, the teenager left home without telling his parents. But when he did not return home after hours, they started frantically looking for him. They spotted a child hanging on an iron bar near to their area and later identified him.
An official said the boy tied a dupatta to the iron bar and hung himself. No suicide note has been left behind. After the boy's parents saw his body, they were shocked. They have told the police that they suspect exam pressure to be the reason behind their son's suicide.
The boy's body was taken to MT Agrawal hospital where he was declared dead on arrival. The victim's parents have registered a case of accidental death.
An official from Mulund police station said, "We came to know about the incident and reached the spot to examine the area. We will speak to the boy's parents for get more details."


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