PESHAWAR, 19 October: A student of Government High School Kakshal No 1 committed suicide on Thursday, the police said.

The police said that Furqan, eighth grade student, who live in a quarters adjacent to the school shot himself dead when he was alone in his home.

Quoting father of the deceased, the police said that the deceased was suffering from mental illness and was alone in the house.

The deceased father is teacher at the school who live in a quarter provided by the school administration.