A 16-year-old schoolboy hanged himself at his house in Brown compound of Barishal town on Friday noon as his parents refused to buy him a motorcycle.
The deceased was identified as Md Raiyan, son of Md Shahzada of the area. He was an SSC examinee of Barishal Zilla School.
The deceased’s father said Raiyan was a drug addict and he had been demanding a motorcycle for some days. On Friday noon, he committed suicide by hanging himself as his parents didn’t buy him the motorcycle that he demanded.
Later, police recovered Raiyan's hanging body from his home in the city's Brown Compound on Friday afternoon.
Sultan Mahmud, Sub-inspector of Kotwali Model Police Station, said the body was sent to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital morgue for an autopsy.