In a chargesheet filed by the UT police before a local court on Thursday, four members of a family have been charged for driving Sanjeev Singla, 53, assistant manager with the State Bank of India (SBI), to commit suicide.
The four persons have been charged with abetment to suicide Sanjeev Singla, who hung himself to death in March this year.
The police have filed a chargesheet against his mother Indira Rani, brother Rajiv Singla, his wife Anita Singla and their son Chirag Singla.
Sanjeev, a resident of Phase 1, SAS Nagar, had allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his shop-cum-flat (SCF) in Sector 22 in March this year.
The police recovered a six-page suicide note from the spot, which stated that six family members forced him to take the extreme step.
The victim had also stated that he was being harassed by his family members in the civil cases pending in the court against him.
According to the chargesheet, there was a property dispute within the family and the victim was also named in a case of cheating registered against him by his family members.