KOLKATA: A class 11 student from a south Kolkata school in India allegedly committed suicide after watching a horror film.
According to NDTV, the family members of the 17-year-old have registered a case with the police while his body has been sent for autopsy.
“Srijan Chowdhury, 17, a student of class 11 from South Point School allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his house in south Kolkata’s Kalighat area. His body was recovered on Monday night and has been sent for autopsy,” confirmed police.
According to the family members, Chowdhury, who was visibly depressed over the past few days and started behaving strangely after watching the horror film with his friends.
“My son looked unmindful and disturbed after watching the film. We asked him what was wrong but he did not tell anything. We never imagined he would take such a step,” said the mother.
The body of the teenager was found hanging from the ceiling of his room when his family broke down the door after not getting any response from him for a long time.
Police said they have seized the boy’s mobile phone and will be quizzing his friends who accompanied him to the theatre.
This story originally appeared on NDTV.
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