Malkajgiri: A 19-year-old student allegedly shot himself on Tuesday with his father's licensed gun as he was unable to clear Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
"19-year-old Sohail has committed suicide by shooting himself down with his father's licensed gun. He has completed intermediate and was waiting for JEE results. Sohail was depressed after he came to know that he failed JEE," Neredmet city police confirmed.
Sohail's father is an ex-serviceman who is currently working as a security guard with a bank.
The dead person was shifted to Gandhi Hospital for post-mortem. A case has been registered under section 17 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) and investigation is underway.