Thimphu: A 17-year old boy working in a hotel at the capital committed suicide yesterday in his own apartment.
When the boy did not turn up for his work as usual, the owner of the hotel went to check on him. The room was half bolted from inside. Upon opening the door partially, he found that the boy had hung himself from the ceiling.
The deceased was living at the attic of the hotel and was working as a cook for the same.
According to the police the cause of the suicide could most probably have been some personal problem.
The incident was reported by the hotel owner at around 8 am to the police.
The deceased was from Tsirang.
The body has been handed over to his relatives after the investigation.