An 11-year-old boy on Saturday committed suicide by hanging himself using his mother's sari in Rajasthan's Bikaner town after he was scolded for skipping school, police said.
The incident took place in Naya Shahar area, some 300 km from Jaipur.
"It seems to be a case of suicide. Vishal Kumar, a student of Class 4, skipped school on Saturday following which his mother, Jyoti Devi, scolded him. She left to buy vegetables from the market, and in the meantime, Vishal hanged himself," said police inspector Daraja Ram.
The mother found her son hanging when she returned after about half an hour.