Chitradurga: A 12-year-old boy hanged himself accidentally while doing a rehearsal of Bhagat Singh’s role, which he was to perform during the Kannada Rajyotsava celebration at his school on November 1.
The deceased has been identified as Sanjay Gouda, a seventh-standard student studying at SLV school and a resident of the Kelakote area in Chitradurga. Sanjay was given to perform Bhagat Singh’s role on the occasion of Kannada Rajyotsava. He was doing rehearsals in school as well as in his house.
The tragedy occurred when he was enacting the final scene of the drama and slipped a noose around his neck, which was tied to a ceiling fan. His parents had gone outside when this incident happened. When they returned home, they found that the boy was hanging. They rushed him to a nearby hospital, but it was too late. Chitadurga Badavane police have registered a case.