12-year-old hangs self after being scolded by parents

12-year-old hangs self after being scolded by parents

Submitted by ammembala on Sat, 2016-02-27 20:52 Bengaluru: A 12-year-old boy, studying in Class VI at Vidyasagar school, committed suicide by hanging himself at his house on Friday night in BC Layout in West Bengaluru.The deceased student Satish, a resident of 14th Main Road, BC Layout in Chandra Layout, was the son of Kumar and Kariyamma, both daily wage labourers. Preliminary investigation revealed that Satish was a poor student and did not attend any tuition. The school teachers had summoned Kumar to the school and complained about Satish’s lack of interests in academics. Later, Kumar scolded his son on returning home.Upset at being scolded, Satish locked himself in his room after dinner. When he didn't respond to his mother's repeated entreaties on Saturday morning, his parents broke open the door and found Satish’s body hanging from the ceiling, said the police. A case of unnatural death has been registered at the Chandra Layout police.