SRINAGAR — A 40-year-old man allegedly died by suicide on Monday after consuming poison in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Official sources said that a man (name withheld), son of Asadullah Bhat, a resident of YK Pora Kulgam, died on spot after consuming poison at his home.
They said even after succumbing to poison, family members shifted him to hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.
The reason for taking this extreme step by the man was not immediately known. Police have taken
cognizance of the incident.
Meanwhile, in North Kashmir’s Sopore town of Baramulla district, a woman and a teenage girl tried to end their lives by consuming poison at their homes.
Official sources said that a woman (name withheld), wife of Ramzan Bhat, a resident of Check Shutloo Rafiabad Sopore, was shifted to Government Medical College (GMC) Baramulla after she attempted suicide.
An 18-year-old girl (name withheld), daughter of Akbar Malla, attempted suicide at Tarzoo Sopore. The girl is also undergoing treatment at GMC Baramulla.
Police have taken cognizance of both incidents and registered cases in this regard. (KNT)