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Pakistan: Man commits suicide as father refuses to buy him new smartphone

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Filed on November 3, 2020

Father says he could not afford to buy smartphone due to financial constraints

A young man took after his life after his father refused to buy him a new smartphone. The incident reportedly took place on Monday.

Hashim, 20, a resident of Daanto village in Nagarparkar Taluka area in Tharparkar, Pakistan, took his life by hanging himself, Pakistan media reported, quoting police and his parents.

Hashim’s father Dewji Kolhi told media that his son committed suicide because he refused to buy him a new smartphone. The father explained that he was not able to do so due to financial reasons.

Police handed over Hashim’s body to Kolhi after completing the legal formalities.

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