A 31-year-old man allegedly commited suicide at his rented accommodation at Chhawni Mohalla on Sunday.
The deceased, who has been identified as Vishal Kumar, was a safai worker at municipal corporation (MC). He was living alone as his wife had gone to her maternal home since the past one-and-a-half month as their relations had turned sour.
The police took the body and sent it to the civil hospital for postmortem examination. The police have been awaiting a statement of kin of the deceased for further action.
SHO at the Salem Tabri police station Inspector Maninder Bedi said another tenant of the house had noticed Vishal hanging with ceiling fan. The tenant, who informed the police, had come to Vishal's room to switch on a motor.
The SHO said, "According to the kin of the deceased, his wife Jyoti had left the house around one-and-a-half month back and had gone to her maternal house after fighting with him. Vishal was allegedly depressed after the incident.