On Wednesday, a 12-year-old boy who had gone out to play was found dead on his neighbour’s terrace. He was discovered hanging by his neck.
The deceased has been identified as Agranya Suresh Barapatre. According to reports, Agranya used to go to neighbour Kishor Pandurang Chikhle’s house every day to play. He used to play by himself on the terrace.
He was discovered hanging from a ladder with a scarf around his neck on Wednesday. His family and neighbours helped him down and took him to GMCH, where doctors declared him dead.
According to reports, Agranya was imitating a video he saw on an app. His relatives informed him that he was mentally ill and was receiving treatment for it.
He was prescribed medicines by the doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
In this regard, Sakkardara police have filed an accidental death report. Further investigation is on.