Pune: A 14-year-old boy commits suicide in Maharashtra’s Pune District on Tuesday afternoon after his mother scolded him for watching tv for too long, said police.
The incident took place at Adarsh Chawl in Biwewadi, where the boy lived with his mother and sister in a small cottage.
“The boy was watching television since morning, so his mother scolded him and switched off the TV. The boy then got up and went upstairs in the house where he allegedly hanged himself from the ceiling with a scarf,” an official from Bibewadi police station said.
When the boy’s sister went upstairs, she found him hanging and called out for help, said the official.
‘The boy was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him dead on arrival,” the official added.