Allegedly betrayed by his girlfriend, a 23-year-old youth of Sainchan village committed suicide by consuming poison.
Model Town police have registered an abetment to suicide case against the girl and her new paramour.
Ramji Das alias Rohit had come to local Bassi Khwaju market to meet his friend where he consumed celphos tablets on Saturday.
He was rushed to a private hospital where he died on Sunday. A suicide note was recovered from his pocket, in which he had written that he was ending his life as he could not tolerate his girlfriend's hostility due to her closeness to another boy of Mehlanwali village.
On the complaint of deceased's father, the police registered a case on Monday.
Police sources revealed that Rohit ran a hair cutting shop near local government college but recently he had started working in Rajpur Bhaiyan. They revealed that a few days ago, the girl had also consumed poison and threatened to kill herself if Rohit did not stop following her.