Mentally challenged youth commits suicide

Azamgarh: A mentally challenged youth allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself while his brother was injured in an attempt to save him in Jahanaganj area, police said here today.

Ajay Chaubey (30) shot himself with a country-made fire-arm in Kusrana village on Monday night, they said. Police said Ajay`s brother Devendra also sustained bullet injury when he attempted to prevent the former.

Devendra has been admitted to a hospital in Varanasi where his condition is stated to be stable, they said.