Udupi: A 17 year old youngster committed suicide by hanging at his residence at Kunjibettu here on Wednesday, March 8 reportedly because he failed to cope with the pressure of examinations.
The deceased Harish was the son of Hanumantappa and was a second PU Commerce student of MGM College.
It is said that Harish was a brilliant student and always scored well. He wanted to score highest marks in second PU exams. However, the pressure of scoring top rank was too much to handle for him and it forced him to take the extreme step.
He decided to end his life when his parents were out and only he and his sister were present in the house. Harish used his mother’s saree to hang himself.
It was impossible to comfort their bereaving parents as they were in complete shock as to why their son decided to end his life.
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