IMPHAL, July 6: A 10-year-old was today found hanging at Porompat Khongkham Leirak around 11am.
The boy was rushed to the JNIMS but was declared brought dead by the doctors.
Family members have identified the boy as Wangkheirakpam Merajao, son of Ibomcha of Nongdren Mamang Leikai.
Merajo was found hanging at his elder brother’s wife’s residence where he had been staying along with his younger brother since some months back, informed the family.
Family members had seen Merajao playing with his younger brother in the ground floor of the building in the morning.
After sometime, he had gone up saying that he was sleepy and will take a nap, said the family.
He was later found hanging from a wood frame of the ceiling with a piece of cloth inside the room.
Soon the present family members informed the others and he was rushed to the JNIMS, but succumbed on the way.
The body has been deposited at JNIMS morgue for post mortem and the police have taken up a case.