GUWAHATI, Jan 2 - A lady caller from Singapore today reportedly helped prevent a suicide in the Azara area.
Police sources said ADG (CID) AK Jha received a call from an unknown woman based in Singapore that a boy from Azara locality has posted a message in social networking site Facebook hinting that he might commit suicide.
Immediately, the location of the boy was traced and police officials of the area alerted.
“Within 45 minutes of the call, the Officer-in-charge of Azara Police Station reached the residence of the boy and informed his family about the post,” sources said. The boy was also counselled by senior police officials.
It was later learnt that the boy is a psychiatric patient and was being treated at a private hospital.