65-year-old shopkeeper hangs self to death

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Srinagar, April 27 (GNS): A 65-year-old man died after allegedly committing suicide by hanging himself inside his home in Noorbagh area of north Kashmiri’s Baramulla district on Wednesday.

“Abdul Gaffar Dar, son of Habibullah, a shopkeeper by profession hanged himself inside his home near Noorbagh today,” a police officer told news agency GNS.

His family members after spotting Dar hanging inside the room immediately rushed him the nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, the officer said.

Meanwhile, after conducting all legal formalities, the body of the deceased has been handed over to his family members for last rites, the officer said.

“A case under 174 CrPc has been registered and further investigations have been taken up,” the officer added. (GNS)