Youth suicide is when a young person, generally categorized as someone in the age group of 15–25, deliberately ends their own life. In India, one-third of suicides are young people 15–29. In 2002, 154,000 suicides were recorded in India. Some of the causes of suicides are so petty that one really wonders about the lack of guts to face any type of failures. Two youth committed suicide in separate incidents in the city on February 5, 2015.
Suicide by hanging
In the first case, a young man committed suicide by hanging himself in his bedroom. According to police sources, the deceased is identified as Rahul Selote aged 27 years and a resident of Gopal Nagar 3rd Bus Stop, hung himself with a nylon rope in his bedroom. Since the deceased left no suicide note, the exact cause of the suicide could not be known.
Based on the complaint of the elder brother of the deceased Pritesh Selote, the Rana Pratap Nagar Police Station registered a case of accidental death and is investigating further.
Suicide by poison
In the second incident, another youth committed suicide by consuming poison. According to police sources, the deceased is identified as Subham Angde aged 20 years and a resident of Vakilpeth, Hajari Wadi had consumed poison in his house. However, he started feeling the effects of the poison soon. When his condition started deteriorating, his family members and relatives rushed him to Government Medical College and Hospital. The doctors tried their level best to revive him, but during the course of treatment, the youth died.
On the basis of the complaint of their relatives, Imambada Police Station registered a case of accidental death and is investigating into the cause of death, since this youth too did not leave any suicide note.