HYDERABAD: A 12-year-old boy allegedly took his life by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in the Golimar area of Nawabshah district on Friday. The family claimed that the deceased killed himself due to poverty.
According to A-Section police officer Mithal Solangi, the boy's mother found him hanging when she returned home after buying groceries.
The boy's father died five years ago and his mother worked as a housemaid, he added. The policeman said they are awaiting the postmortem report and conducting an inquiry of the incident.