Delhi: 18-year-old athlete allegedly commits suicide at JLN stadium
Parvinder Chaudhary, an 18-year-old sprinter, allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday morning and was found hanging from a ceiling fan in his hostel room in the athletics academy at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, ANI reported. No reason for his death has yet been established by the police.
An official of Sports Authority of India (SAI) told ANI that the young sprinter had an argument with his father the previous morning. “I was told he had an argument on phone with his father in the morning yesterday. Later his sister came to talk to him too. Unfortunately, we could not save him despite our best efforts,” the official said.
(This is a developing story. More updates awaited)