Vasai Suicide pact: 15-yr-old girl dies, boy battles for life in hospital
In an apparent case of a suicide pact between lovelorn teenage couple, a 15-year-old girl and a 19-year-old boy attempted suicide by consuming some poisonous substance this Monday.
While the girl lost her life, her boyfriend landed up in local civic-run hospital and is battling for life. The boy’s condition is said to be very critical.
On Monday morning, the deceased, a Class IX student, left from her home on the pretext of visiting her sister to discuss part-time job opportunities for the summer vacation. When she didn’t return till evening, and even failed to answer phone calls, her parents went to the boy’s house assuming she must be spending time with her boyfriend.
However, they found that the door was locked and there was no-one around. They again went there around 9 pm, and this time they saw their daughter and her boyfriend lying lifeless on the floor with foaming at their mouth.
They immediately rushed the two to the hospital, where the girl was declared dead on arrival.
It is said that the couple took the extreme step after their parents asked them to end their relationship.
Meanwhile, the Tulinj police have registered a suicide case, and have booked the boy for attempt to suicide.