• Download mobile app
21 Jan 2021, Edition - 2018, Thursday

Trending Now

  • Delhi Police to decide on farmers’ entry into capital, SC says
  • Will incorporate ‘Karnataka-occupied areas’ in Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray
  • Indian players have been tested to the cricketing and mental limits every turn, every minute: Gavaskar

Coimbatore

Teen boy commits suicide due to `pressure from parents’

Covai Post Network

Share

A 16-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging yesterday allegedly owing to pressure from parents to study.

Prabhu, son of Balakrishnan, was a Grade X student of Government Higher Secondary School, Singanallur. According to police, Balakrishnan and his wife Gunasundari had been asking Prabhu to concentrate more on studies since he had to take the public exams this year. Prabhu was said to be an average student and found it difficult to meet the expectations of this parents who used to scold him for his performance.

Unable to withstand the pressure, Prabhu went to his grandmother’s house in the neighbourhood at Kunjipalayam in Pollachi. He was found hanging on a saree tied to the roof.

A case was registered in Pollachi West police station under Section 174 CrPC for hanging.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER