Mumbai, Jan 17: In a shocking incident, a 20-year-old student and an adopted son of a senior IIT Bombay Professor stabbed himself to death on Friday, Jan 15.
As per a report published in a leading daily, the altercation between the boy and his parents and his married elder sister, turned into a fatal tragedy over a social media post.
After questioning his family members, Powai police ruled out any foul play and registered a case of accidental death.
According to a senior police official, the boy's sister was telling that he is now a grown-up and needs to take care of their parents, when suddenly boy became enraged and stabbed himself into his chest.
Before attacking himself, the boy even tried to hit his father and reportedly told his family "do you know what I can do to myself", after which he stabbed himself.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he died due to internal injuries.
The boy was only 4-year-old, when he was adopted by his maternal aunt, as his parents had passed away. His father had even made him nominee in all property-related issues.
Some of his friends described him as an irritable and depressed boy.