A minor boy allegedly committed suicide late on Friday by hanging himself with a ceiling fan in his house in Kahna, police claimed. — AFP/File

LAHORE: A minor boy allegedly committed suicide late on Friday by hanging himself with a ceiling fan in his house in Kahna, police claimed.

Ramzan, 12, killed himself allegedly after his parents reprimanded him for regularly staying out of the house for hours.

A police official said the boy used to go out for hours to play with his friends without informing his parents. They would admonish him over this disobedience, he said.

He added that on the day of the incident, Ramzan was again beat up and admonished after he returned home after many hours. He took it to heart and took the extreme step, the official claimed. On being alerted, police reached the site and handed over the body to the family after legal formalities.

Found dead: A woman was found dead in her house under mysterious circumstances in Manawan area here on Friday. Police suspected that Rukhsana was found hanged from a ceiling fan at her Sharifpura residence.

A police official said she might have been stranguled over some motives which were yet to be ascertained and seized her body for postmortem. He said the deceased woman had contracted marriage by choice with Aziz Ilyas some nine months back.

Her parents were unhappy over her marriage and she was facing some life threats, the police official said adding her mysterious death alerted the police prompting it to investigate the incident as it was being suspected that Rukhsana’s brother may be behind her alleged murder.