Denied iPhone, 18-year-old ends life

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Thane, July 10 (PTI) A youngster allegedly committed suicide in Navi Mumbai as his father did not buy him an expensive iPhone, police said on Wednesday.

Sanjay Verma (18), a resident of Kamothe area, allegedly ended his life at his house late Monday night, said a police official.

As per the complaint filed by his father, the youngster wanted an iPhone costing about Rs 1.5 lakh. When his father bought him a low-cost Vivo phone, he got depressed.

Around 11.30 pm on July 8, Sanjay allegedly hanged himself.

A case of accidental death has been registered and autopsy report was awaited for further probe, the official said. PTI COR KRK

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