Mumbai: Malvani youth takes own life over quarrel with girlfriend

The incident occurred late at night on Wednesday, he was rushed to the hospital by the family but was declared dead on arrival.

Sherine RajUpdated: Thursday, September 01, 2022, 10:25 PM IST
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A 16-year-old youth from Malvani area, allegedly hanged himself after being under mental stress over his girlfriend not responding to his calls. The incident occurred late Wednesday night. He was rushed to the hospital by the family but was declared dead on arrival.

According to the police, the mother of the boy informed that he was under mental stress for over a month due to a fight with his girlfriend, who is also a minor, and had stopped responding to his calls. He wasn't eating or sleeping properly, she tried convincing him to let it go and begin with a fresh but he did not listen to her, and ended up taking his life,

“He hanged himself at his residence around 10:30 pm. His mother first saw him and rushed him to the civic-run Shatabdi hospital but was declared brought dead,” said senior police inspector Shekhar Bhalerao, Malvani police station.

“There was no suicide note left by the youth and he didn't even own a phone of his own, he would use his mother's phone to contact people. The mother's phone has been seized and is under scrutiny to gather more evidence. Meanwhile, an accidental death report (ADR) has been registered,” added the official.

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