Patna boy shoots himself dead during a video call with girlfriend

Nation Next Newsroom | Jan 30, 2018 9:34

In a shocking and tragic incident, a 19-year-old boy from Saichak, Patna, shot himself dead on Monday at his residence while on a video call with his girlfriend. The victim, Akash Kumar, apparently failed in exams recently and was being pressurised by his family members to end his relationship with the girl.

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As per a report in Times Now, the girl’s family had a criminal background and this was the reason the boy’s family wanted the relationship to end. The report also states, that Akash made the call to the girl to see her ‘one last time.’ When the girl saw Akash with a gun pointed at his head, she asked him to put the gun aside and take out the magazine. Instead, Akash placed the phone on his legs while resting on the bed and shot himself in the head with a 9mm semi-automatic pistol during the video call. Beur Police Station is investigating the case further.