Navi Mumbai: Class 11 Student Sets Himself On Fire After Father Refuses to Buy New Bike
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Navi Mumbai, November 15: A class 11 student on Friday set himself on fire in school washroom using kerosene oil. He was immediately taken to a National Burn Centre in Airoli. The 17-year-old student has been identified as Shivam Deepak Yadav. The incident took place at New Sudhagarh High School in Navi Mumbai’s Kalamboli area. Teenage Girl Commits Suicide in Odisha! Sets Herself on Fire After Failing in BSE Matric Supplementary Exam.

Shivam took extreme step as his father refused to buy him a new bike. According to reports, an argument took place between the student and his father over the matter of purchasing a new bike. Shivam’s father, Deepak Yadav, is a traffic police constable currently deployed at Mumbai’s Nagpada police station. Class 9 Student Commits Suicide in Hostel Room; Father Alleges Foul Play.

Police's Statement:

When the student was taken to the hospital, he suffered 90 percent burns. His condition is currently reported to be critical. The police have started a probe into the incident. Shivam’s family resides in Amardeep Society of Kalamboli area.