GHAZIABAD: A 28-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his rented accommodation in Kavi Nagar.
The man has been identified as Mohammad Shaheed from Dhaulana village of Ghaziabad. He worked as a barber in a salon in Razapur.
Police said Shaheed had recently got divorced and was living alone in Kavi Nagar. The owner of the house Kamaluddin said that he came to know about the suicide around 12pm on Friday by other tenants.
"I immediately informed the police who brought down Shaheed’s body from the ceiling fan," said Kamaluddin.
One of Shaheed’s friend and neighbour Kaabil Hassan told TOI that a month ago, the victim’s wife, Meena, gave him divorce and she now lives with her parents in Dadri. She also took away her eight-year-old son," said Hassan.
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After Shaheed’s wife left him, he had apparently started consuming alcohol as he was distressed. Police said even before committing suicide, he was in an inebriated state.
"We’ve lodged a case of suicide. But, no suicide note has been recovered," said police.