Denied scooter, teenager hangs self

Published: Nov 09, 2012, 09:21 IST | Agencies |

A Class 10 student in Delhi hanged himself after his father refused to buy him a scooter; left behind suicide note that read , "Now save your money."

A 14-year-old boy hanged himself to death at his house over his father's refusal to buy him a scooter, police said Thursday.

Denied scooter, teenager hangs self
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Happy's body was recovered Wednesday night in north Delhi's Narela area, police said.

Police said the Class 10 student of Maharaja Agrasen School left behind a suicide note which read: "Now save your money."

Happy was alone at home when he locked his room and hanged himself from a ceiling fan. His father Praveen Kumar broke the door and discovered the body, said a police officer.

Kumar, who worked in a private company, told police he could not buy his son a scooter due to financial difficulties.

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