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Boy, 16, Hangs Self In Delhi's Shankar Vihar, Cause Unknown

The class 10 student hanged himself from ceiling with a 'chunni' allegedly over being refused the admit card for an exam.

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Minor boy dies by suicide in Delhi
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A 16-year-old boy hanged himself in his house in Shankar Vihar area of southwest Delhi, police said.

The class 10 student hanged himself from ceiling with a 'chunni' allegedly over being refused the admit card for an exam. Police, however, said they are verifying the claim. Sources from his school refuted the allegation.

"Victim was a student of class X at Army Public School, Shankar Vihar. He committed suicide by hanging himself with chunni. No suicide note was found," said Deputy Commissioner of Police (southwest) Rohit Meena.

The officer said the boy's father is a head constable in the Army and mother is a housewife. "We have handed over the body to his parents after the autopsy. We are verifying the facts regarding the admit card. No complaint has been submitted by the parents," the DCP said.

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Police said that they are verifying the claim that he was denied admit card for exams.

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