Lovelorn youth commits suicide

BANGALORE: “Naskar was in love with a girl. But she had come to know that he had the habit of smoking. Hence, she had stopped speaking to him. Unable to bear this, Naskar took the extreme step

Published: 15th February 2012 02:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 05:56 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: “Naskar was in love with a girl. But she had come to know that he had the habit of smoking. Hence, she had stopped speaking to him. Unable to bear this, Naskar took the extreme step,” said Poornesh, one of the uncles of Naskar, who ended his life by jumping from the fifth floor of his hostel in J P Nagar on Monday night.

Sovonesh Naskar (20), a first year BBM student of Oxford College who was staying in the college’s hostel in JP Nagar sixth phase, on Monday night, told his roommate that he was going to bring some water and went out of the room. But directly he went to the terrace of the hostel and jumped down. He instantly died as he sustained fatal head injuries.

Poornesh, speaking to reporters at KIMS Hospital mortuary where the post mortem was held on Tuesday, said that Naskar was in love with Preethi, a Delhi based girl. “Some months ago the duo became friends on a popular social networking site and gradually fell in love with each other. Naskar’s parents were also aware of it. But, the girl came to know that Naskar was into the habit of smoking and had started avoiding him since a month,” he explained.

“Naskar was depressed after that and he had also shared his agony with his family members. But, he took the drastic step leaving us is in deep pain,” he lamented. After the post mortem, his family members took his body to Kolkota.

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