TAXILA: A man took his life while another attempted suicide in two incidents in Attock and Taxila on Wednesday.
In the first incident, a man climbed atop an electricity pole in Pind Pariwal in limits of Pindigheb police station and committed suicide by touching high tension wire.
Quoting the family of the deceased, the police said Mohammad Ameen, who was living with his in-laws, was in distress due to domestic problems.
Separately, a man attempted suicide in the limits of Taxila police station.
Police sources said Mohsin, a tailor, had some financial issues.
On Wednesday, he locked himself in his room and shot himself. On hearing gunshot, the family broke the door of the room open and shifted him to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital where his condition was stable.
Meanwhile, three brothers were booked by Attock police for allegedly shooting to death their sister-in-law over suspicion.
The victim’s mother reported to police that her daughter contracted court marriage with Azizullah some five years ago.
She said his husband had been in Attock jail for the last few months in a narcotics case.
Attock police have registered a case against the nominated accused and lunched further investigation.
Published in Dawn, August 11th, 2022