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Boy attempts suicide after being ragged by schoolmates

News Agencies | Updated on: 9 July 2019, 10:23 IST

A 14-year-old boy allegedly attempted suicide at his residence in Saroornagar area here after being harassed by his classmates, police said.

The boy, a student of class 10 allegedly tried to hang himself on Monday.

"Some of the classmates humiliated the child and demanded a sum of Rs 1,000 from him. Unable to bear the insult, the child took the extreme step. It is a case of ragging. We have booked a case and investigation is on," said Inspector Srinivas Reddy.

-ANI

First published: 9 July 2019, 10:23 IST
 
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