A 13 – year – old boy, student of class VIII locked himself in the washroom on Holy Child Public School in the morning, and set himself on fire in the school premises only.
Police said that they don’t know the exact reason for the suicide. The family alleged that the victim was upset after being humiliated by a teacher. When the victim was admitted to the Safdarjung Hospital, he was stated to be in a critical condition with 45 per cent burns.
The boy had carried the inflammable liquid in his school bag.