J&K : Teenage boy commits suicide, another made failed attempt

Teenage boy committed suicide while another made a failed attempt in Kupwara in a separate incident, police said today.

A boy, around 15 years of age (name withheld) of Katpora committed suicide by hanging himself at home falling under the jurisdiction of police station Yaripora.

An official said that after completion all medical legal formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites. The police has registered a case in the incident, he said.

In an another incident, a boy, aged around 16, consumed some poisonous substance at his home.

The teenager was shifted to Sub District Hospital Handwara where from he was shifted to SMHS hospital, Srinagar for further treatment.

Police has taken the consignee of the incident. As if now the cause of taking this grievous step is not know, We are waiting for boy to recover, one he will be fine we will further proceed with the investigation, official said.