Boy in stable condition after suicide attempt


KUCHING: A 20-year-old boy from Kapit attempted to commit suicide in his hostel at Kota Samarahan near here last Tuesday afternoon by stabbing his abdomen with a knife.

According to a housemate when she heard noises outside her door she opened the door and was shocked to see the boy weak and having a knife sticking out from his abdomen. The boy also said he has made a mistake.

The housemate then called her brother who rushed to the scene and also called the police.

The boy then tried to pull out the knife while his housemate pressed on the wound to stop the bleeding.

He was later taken to Sarawak General Hospital and is now in stable condition.

According to the housemate, the boy was doing his practical here and is said to be stressed over his studies.