Teenager commits suicide in Lucknow

A 17-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train after being scolded by his father in Ghazipur area, police said on Sunday.

Updated: Dec 20, 2009, 20:33 PM IST

Lucknow: A 17-year-old youth allegedly
committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train after
being scolded by his father in Ghazipur area, police said
on Sunday.

Vivek Gautam, a student of higher school secondary,
jumped in front of a moving train between Badshahnagar and
Gomti Nagar railway station yesterday, they said.

Primary investigation revealed that Vivek, son of a
technician with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), took the
extreme step after being scolded by his father Atma Ram for
not attending coaching classes regularly, said the police.

PTI