MANSEHRA: A teenage boy committed suicide for unknown reasons in a remote village of Darband, police told on Monday. Darband police said 18 year old college student Hamza Shehzad had been mentally disturbed for the last few days. On Sunday afternoon he went to his room and didn’t come out in time for evening (Maghreb) prayers. The family members went to his room and found him dead on his bed. A bottle of poisonous substance was lying nearby. The family however, hasn’t disclosed the reason behind this suicide, police said.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 4th, 2017.