Updated December 23rd, 2023 at 23:25 IST
Class 6 student hangs himself after watching videos on ways to commit suicide
The incident, according to Police, took place in Sumerpur town on December 21 when the boy was alone at his house.
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In a tragic incident, an 11-year-old boy took his life by hanging himself at his house. The incident, according to Police, took place in Sumerpur town in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur Police Station are on December 21.
Shockingly enough, the boy watched videos on ways to commit suicide before taking the extreme step, the Police revealed.
The deceased has been identified as Nikhil Sahu, a student of Class 6. According to the Police, the boy was alone at this house when he hung himself from the ceiling after learning from the videos he watched.
"Nikhil Sahu (11), a class 6 student, was alone at home on Thursday afternoon. He watched a video on YouTube on ways to commit suicide and hanged himself from the ceiling," Station House Officer (SHO) Ramasre Saroj said.
The officer also revealed that the reason for death as suicide was confirmed after the dead body's post-mortem. "The post-mortem examination report has confirmed that the boy died by suicide," he said.
Notably, this is the second such case in two months when a secondary school student committed suicide in Uttar Pradesh. On October 5, a 14 year old boy was found hanging from an iron bar in a park in Lucknow's Jankipuram area.
The boy was a Class 9 student and he was woken up by his parents in the morning to revise his syllabus before the exams. He was reportedly lectured by his parents for his poor marks in the half-year exams, reports said.
Published December 23rd, 2023 at 23:25 IST