Boy dies imitating stunt from dance reality show

Jun 29, 2013, 00:25 IST | Saurabh Vaktania

10-year-old boy dies after getting entangled in mother's sari while imitating stunt from dance reality show in Mumbai.

In a tragic incident, a 10-year-old boy died after he reportedly got entangled in his mother's sari at his residence in Mumbai's Vakola suburb on Friday evening.

Standard VII student Vinay Pal, who resided with his family at Prabhat Colony in Santacruz East, was said to be a fan of a popular reality TV dance show and would copy steps from them at home.

The neighours claim that Pal died while trying to recreate a stunt from the dance show with the sari while watching a video on his laptop.

According to officials from Vakola police station, Pal on Friday evening took his mother's sari and the laptop into the bedroom while his father was out and mother was occupied. Cops said his mother was the one who found him hanging.

ACP Junjarao Gharal said, "We are investigating the case from all angles. After the investigation we will be able to comment. No suicide note was found."

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