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Kota: 19-year-old writes ‘I Love You’ on wrists; commits suicide on Valentine’s Day

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February 14, 2021 9:54 pm
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Jaipur: A 19-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself at his house in Railway Colony of Kota. His body was found hanging on Sunday morning. The boy, identified as Bharat, wrote his and his girlfriend’s name on his wrist and then committed suicide, according to preliminary reports. The police said that an investigation has been launched as to what caused Bharat to commit suicide; however, it is yet to be confirmed.

Bharat lived with his family including his parents and five siblings in Railway Colony. They had dinner together on Saturday. Bharat was keeping to himself. He went to his bedroom around 10 pm. The parents were not at the house, while his siblings were sleeping in other rooms. Around 4 am, one of the sisters woke up and saw Bharat hanging. She started crying. They rushed him to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

A police official said that Bharat had his and a girl’s name on his wrist. ‘I Love You’ was also scribbled with a pan. Police suspect that Bharat was depressed on Valentine’s Day. The police have asked the family members to provide them Bharat’s handwriting. Bharat’s father who is a dry food vendor was not aware of Bharat’s affair; however, there were reports that the family members were aware of his relationship with a girl.

First published: February 14, 2021
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