13-year-old boy shoots himself with father's rifle after mother forces him to go for tutions

Updated: 17 January, 2018 14:58 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Kanpur

A 13-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his father's rifle because his mother insisted that he must go to his coaching class

Boy shoots himself

A 13-year-old boy allegedly comitted suicide by shooting himself with his father's rifle because his mother insited that he must go to his coaching class.

As per reports by the Hindustan Times, at the time of the incident the boy's mother and sister were in the house. Upon hearing the gunshot, the two women rushed into the room and saw the boy lying in a pool of his blood with his fathers rifle lying next to him.

As per the Senior Superintendent of Police Akhilesh Kumar Meena the rifle and empty shells were found from the crime scene and siezed. He added, “Prima facie it appeared that the teenager was insisting on not going to coaching classes and was scolded by mother.”

A case has been registered and there will be an investigation in the matter.

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First Published: 17 January, 2018 14:50 IST

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