Mob lynched Malappuram youth attempts suicide, dies
Kottakkal: The boy who was subjected to mob lynching in Malappuram district attempted suicide and died later at a private hospital in Kottakkal on Tuesday. The deceased is 22-year-old Shaheer, son of Hyderali of Pettiyil house in Puthupparambu.
Soon after Shaheer attempted suicide, his girlfriend also tried to kill herself. She has been admitted in Kozhikode Medical College but her condition remains critical.
On Sunday night, the girl’s family had stopped Shaheer, who was on his bike, and attacked him. On coming to know about the incident, Shaheer's brother Shibil along with his mother rushed to the place but he was also attacked. Shaheer's phone was taken away by the miscreants.
Shaheer, who was hurt by the incident, attempted suicide as soon as he reached home. He was taken to the hospital and was put on ventilator. But Shaheer passed away on Tuesday morning.
Kottakkal police have taken 15 people into custody based on the complaint filed by Shibil.
(Suicide is not a solution. Seek the help of psychologists. Call toll free number 1056 to avail help)