Alappuzha youth hangs self on last day of COVID-19 quarantine
Alappuzha: A youth hanged himself on the last day of COVID-19 quarantine here in Thottappally on Monday. The deceased was identified as Akash (20), son of Thottappally native Raju.
Akash had returned to his native from Delhi 13 days ago and was undergoing quarantine. Akash was seen hanging when the family members came to give him lunch.
Police said that the youth took the extreme step due to personal reasons and not due to the psychological pressure of being under quarantine. The officials said that the youth has attempted suicide earlier also.
The body will be shifted to a hospital after inquest. The funeral will be held after the COVID-19 test result comes out.
(Suicide is not a solution to any problem. Please seek the help of a mental health expert if you are under distress. Contact toll free number: 1056)