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Farmer shoots self in Ludhiana

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Ludhiana, March 24, 2014
First Published: 22:24 IST(24/3/2014) | Last Updated: 22:25 IST(24/3/2014)

A farmer committed suicide by shooting himself in the head at Dhandhran village on Monday night. He was mentally disturbed for the past few months.

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The deceased has been identified as Avtar Singh, 58.

Avtar committed the suicide in his room, when the other members of the family were present in other rooms.

The Sadar police have seized the revolver.

According to the family, they rushed to the room as they heard a gunshot and saw Avtar's body lying on the bed. They sounded the police.

Sadar SHO Bharpur Singh said the police were investigating the matter; prima facie it was a case of suicide.

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