Unable to withdraw money for exam fees, teen hangs himself

18-year-old Suresh needed to withdraw money to pay his college fee by Wednesday

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An 18-year-old student allegedly committed suicide after "failing to withdraw money" from the bank for submitting his examination fees at in Uttar Pradesh's Mavai Buzurg village, police said.

They said Suresh had been standing in long queues for the past several days for withdrawing money to submit his examination fees but he could not succeed.

After returning from the bank on Tuesday, he hanged himself from the ceiling with the help of his mother's saree, police said.

Suresh's family members said he was a B.Sc second-year student in Panchnehi Degree College and had to submit fees by Wednesday.

A case has been lodged and investigations are underway, police said.

After hearing about the tragic suicide, protesting villagers pelted stone at a bank.

On Monday, a four-year-old child had died in a bank compound after her father had failed to withdraw money for her treatment in Tindwari police station area.