Teen com­mits sui­cide over new clothes

Khaleej Times - - INDIA - IANS

kolkata — A teenager al­legedly com­mit­ted sui­cide in West Ben­gal’s Malda district af­ter his mother re­fused to give him money to buy clothes on the oc­ca­sion of Durga puja, po­lice said on Thurs­day.

Partho Saha, 19, a res­i­dent of Malda district’s Kr­ishna Kal­i­tala area, al­legedly hung him­self on Wed­nes­day af­ter his mother re­fused to give him Rs 4,000, say­ing the fam­ily could not af­ford such ex­penses.

“The boy hung him­self us­ing his mother’s sa­ree on Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon dur­ing his par­ents ab­sence. He was rushed to the lo­cal hos­pi­tal where he was de­clared dead,” said an of­fi­cer.

Saha’s mother said she gave him Rs1000 on Tues­day but he wanted more and was up­set on be­ing re­fused. —

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