Police lodge abetment FIR five years after suicide by Chandigarh resident

Published on Jun 20, 2022 01:25 AM IST
The deceased’s body was found in his car parked near the government school in Sector 20, CChandigarh December 3, 2016; a suicide note had also been recovered
Police lodged an abetment FIR five years after suicide by a resident of Sector 45, Chandigarh. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Police lodged an abetment FIR five years after suicide by a resident of Sector 45, Chandigarh. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
By, Chandigarh

Over five years after a Sector-45 resident ended his life by consuming poison in December 2016, police have registered a case of abetment to suicide on the directions of the Punjab and Haryana high court.

The deceased’s body was found in his car parked near Government Model High School, Sector 20, on December 3, 2016. A suicide note was recovered, wherein he had blamed one Ajmer Singh Bhullar and others for driving him to suicide. The note was also sent to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory for testing.

Now, following a petition by the deceased’s wife, the high court directed the police to register a case, following which an FIR under Sections 406 (criminal breach of trust), 306 (abetment of suicide) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was lodged at the Sector-19 police station. Police officials said they will launch a probe to arrest the accused.

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