Four days before marriage, man commits suicide

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, BATHINDA
  • Updated: Oct 30, 2014 22:17 IST

The district police have booked a woman for allegedly abetting suicide by a man with whom she was alleged to have a love affair as his marriage, with another woman, was scheduled to take place on November 3.

Station house officer (SHO), Cantonment, Mohan Lal said that, on a complaint by Makhan Singh, a resident of Beant Nagar and brother of the victim, Lakhbir Singh, the police have registered a case under Section 306 of IPC against Kiran Kaur, also a resident of Beant Nagar.

The complainant alleged that the woman, who is already married, had an affair with his brother but, after his brother's marriage was fixed on November 3, the woman used to blackmail and pressurize his brother and, under stress due to this, he consumed a poisonous substance on Wednesday evening. He was admitted to a private hospital, where he died on Thursday morning.

The SHO said the police were looking for the woman.

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