A 13-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide in his home in Bhiwandi town of Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Wednesday.
The boy, a resident of the Khoni area in Bhiwandi, hanged himself from the ceiling of the washroom in his house using a 'dupatta' (stole) on Tuesday, they said.
The reason behind the teenager's extreme step was still not known, the police said.
The body has been sent to a government hospital for postmortem and a case of accidental death registered, they added.
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