Nagpur (PTI): A 17-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide following an argument with his mother who didn't prepare breakfast for him in Nagpur city of Maharashtra, police said on Sunday.

The deceased boy, a resident of Kanhan Pimpri area, quarrelled with his mother on Friday morning. As his mother didn't prepare the morning meal, he walked out of the house in a huff, a police official said.

After parents of the boy approached the police, a case of kidnapping was registered against unidentified persons, he said.

"During the search, the boy was found hanging from a tree near a railway track on Sunday morning. A case of accidental death has been registered by New Kamptee police," the official added.

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Madikeri: The Kodagu district administration has implemented a nighttime ban on vehicular movement along the NH 275 section of Sampaje Ghat, connecting Sampaje to Madikeri, amid fears of potential landslides. The restriction, effective from Thursday, prohibits travel between 8 PM and 6 AM.

This precautionary measure was enacted following a report from the Assistant Executive Engineer of the National Highways Authority of India, Madikeri Sub-Division, highlighting the risk of the hillside near Kartoji on the highway collapsing due to persistent heavy rain. As a result, the Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Venkat Raja issued the order to restrict traffic.

The movement restriction applies to all vehicles except those used by officers and personnel involved in emergency services and natural calamity-related tasks.

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The Sampaje Ghat section is a vital route for travelers heading to Madikeri, Mysuru, Bengaluru, and Ooty, and it also serves as an alternative path when the Shirady Ghat is closed due to landslides. With the recent landslide near Maranahalli, traffic on the Shirady Ghat section is also banned, adding to the urgency of the situation.

Deputy Commissioner Venkat Raja has advised travelers heading to Mysuru and Bengaluru via Madikeri to use the Charmadi Ghat-Kottigehara route as an alternative.

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