24-year-old businessman ends life in Ludhiana

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Feb 18, 2015 18:48 IST

A man committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his house at New Janta Nagar area late on Tuesday evening. The deceased has been identified as 24-year-old Dilpreet Singh, a businessman.

The reason behind the incident is not clear yet as the police haven't found any suicide note. The body was found hanging by his nephew, who informed the police about it. When an alarm was raised, neighbours reached the spot. Shimlapuri police also reached for investigation.

The police sent the body to the civil hospital for postmortem and filed the proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC.

The deceased, who owned a small industrial unit, was unmarried. His father had died a few months ago after which he was reportedly upset.

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