Boy commits suicide over mobile phone

A 12-year-old boy immolated himself in Bihar after his father snatched his mobile telephone that he had allegedly bought with stolen money.

Last Updated: Feb 28, 2013, 16:18 PM IST

Patna: A 12-year-old boy immolated himself in Bihar after his father snatched his mobile telephone that he had allegedly bought with stolen money, police said on Thursday.
Nitish Kumar alias Golu committed suicide in Pasewarh village in Siwan district, about 150 km from here, late Wednesday.
The incident happened after his father asked him why he bought a second hand mobile phone after stealing Rs 500, police official Ramagya Rai said. The victim was a Class V student.

IANS