Agra, July 12: A youth in Agra committed suicide after not being able to make it to the Indian Army after five attempts. The 24-year-old, identified as Munna Kumar, live-streamed his suicide on Facebook and even though over 2,000 people watched the live video, no one informed the police or tried to stop him.
Munna was a B.Sc graduate and a resident of Shanti Nagar in New Agra area in Uttar Pradesh. The police have sent his body for postmortem. On Wednesday morning, Munna shared a 1:09-minute clip of his confession on Facebook before hanging himself on live video. According to reports, over 2,750 people watched the live streaming, but none informed the police or his family to stop the suicide.
Aggrieved for not being eligible for Army recruitment as he had passed maximum age requirement, Munna a youth from Agra live streamed his suicide on facebook, with a number of people viewing it live. Police has sent his body for postmortem. (11.7.18) pic.twitter.com/zAFSgZ0WZk
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Munna also left a six-page suicide note blaming himself for not being able to make it to the Indian Army and not being able to make his family proud.
According to reports, Munna's father had recently set up a grocery store for him to help him overcome depression.