LAHORE - A schoolboy ended his life by shooting himself in the temple at his house in Shahdara, police said Monday.
The family told the police that Shahab Sultan committed suicide after being admonished by his father over lack of interest in education. Sultan was a student of 8th class at a local school, investigators said.
After being snubbed by his father, the boy went to his bedroom, and shot himself in the temple with his father’s pistol. The youngest of three died on the spot. Police visited the crime scene and handed over the body to the family without autopsy after fulfilling legal formalities.