Std VII boy dies of strangulation in sari swing

Nagpur: A 14-year-old boy died in a freak mishap when he was strangled while playing with a swing made of a , on Monday afternoon at his residence in Durga Nagar. Kumar Sughanshu Pande, a student of Std VII, was found hanging from the ceiling fan by his mother.
Cops said Kumar always used to swing on the cradle made of a sari on the second floor of his house. On Monday, Kumar’s father, who is a priest, had gone for work while his mother was also out. When she returned, she found Kumar strangled in the sari and called out to her elder son.

Kumar’s brother freed him and rushed him to Government Medical College and Hospital, where he was announced brought dead. Kumar’s family members told cops he would always swing on the cradle made of sari, and he must have got entangled in it while playing on Monday.

Kalamna police have registered a case of accidental death.

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