13-year-old boy commits suicide after losing class leader election in Telangana

Updated: Jul 20, 2019, 13:05 IST | mid-day online desk

The deceased has been identified as Charan and was found dead on the railway track

13-year-old boy commits suicide after losing class leader election in Telangana
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Bhongir: A 13-year-old boy identified as Charan who is a student of Class 8 allegedly committed suicide after losing the class leader election held recently at his school. Charan went missing from Thursday and was found dead on the railway track at Ramannapet area on Friday.

Narayana Reddy, DCP, Bhonghir said, "In the wee hours, we received a complaint from the parents of 13-year-old boy stating that he was missing since Thursday evening. Immediately, a missing case was registered and on Friday afternoon he was found dead on the railway track at Ramannapet area".

"It is noticed that he was disturbed since last three days as he lost the class leadership elections in his school. He was studying in 8th standard and three days ago the school management had conducted elections in his class for class leader and he lost the elections against a girl student. He was disturbed following which he committed suicide," said Reddy.

The dead body has been shifted to a local government hospital for post-mortem examination and if the parents' complaint against the school management then we will register a case and take up the investigation, he added.

Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from ANI

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