Maharashtra: College student commits suicide in Vasai

DN Bureau

A boy committed suicide in Vasai town of Maharashtra's Palghar district after allegedly being bullied by his friends on WhatsApp, police said on Wednesday.

College student commits suicide (Representational Image)
College student commits suicide (Representational Image)

Palghar: A 18-year-old boy committed suicide in Vasai town of Maharashtra's Palghar district after allegedly being bullied by his friends on WhatsApp, police said on Wednesday.

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The incident took place on February 21 when the boy, a student of a college in Mumbai, hanged himself at his home after his friends allegedly blocked him from their WhatsApp group, an official said.

A case of accidental death has been registered by the Tulinj police, he said.

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So far, the police have not received any complaint from the boy's parents about the bullying, inspector Datta Patil of the Tulinj police station said. (PTI)








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