A 15-year-old girl in Kerala reportedly jumped from the third floor of her school building after her teacher scolded her on Friday. The girl's family alleged that the girl was talking in the class and the teacher made her sit between boys as punishment. According to reports, the girl sustained head injuries and died in the hospital on Monday. Police have registered a case against the teacher for abetment of suicide.
According to reports, a 26-year-old engineer from Red Hills area of Chennai hanged himself to death on Saturday as a result of playing the Blue Whale Challenge game. Dinesh, who was working for a private firm in Mumbai, reportedly visited home for Diwali. After going through his laptop and cellphone, police reportedly found that he played the Blue Whale game. They have filed a case, and a probe is going on, say reports.
Police on Wednesday said a 37-year-old woman in Delhi allegedly hanged herself to death on Tuesday as her husband did not pick up her calls on Karva Chauth. The husband, who moved to the US 15 days after their marriage around three years back, had not picked up her call after her fasting on the occasion of Karva Chauth on Sunday, police reportedly said. Police are probing the matter, say reports.
According to reports, an elderly couple and their two sons were found dead in their home in Jeeyapuram of Trichy. Neighbours grew suspicious as the family did not come outside on Tuesday morning, say reports. They reportedly found the couple - Krishnamurthy and Kamala - along with their two sons - Madhu and Ragunath - dead and informed police. Police reportedly sent their bodies for post-mortem and found that they consumed poison. An investigation is going on in this matter.
In a disturbing video that is taking rounds on social media recently, two girls were seen jumping from a multi-storey building to commit suicide. Reports say, the incident happened in Indonesia last month and the girls suicided due to personal reasons, but the video is viral online and now connected with the recent blue whale challenge game, as many people have fallen prey to this game in the recent days. An accident related to Blue whale challenge was reported in Madurai, Tamil Nadu recently.
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According to police reports, Srijan Chowdhury, 17, a student of class 11 from South Point School allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his house in south Kolkata's Kalighat area after watching a horror movie. "My son looked unmindful and disturbed after watching the film. We asked him what was wrong but he did not tell anything. We never imagined he would take such a step", his mother reportedly said. The family members of the boy have registered a case and his body has been sent for autopsy.