2 suicides in a day rock Amritsar city

2 suicides in a day rock Amritsar city

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, April 19

A Patiala resident identified as Harwinder Singh (40) ended his life by consuming some poisonous substance at a hotel located near the Kesari Bagh area here on Sunday.

In a nutshell

  • CASE I: A Patiala resident identified as Harwinder Singh (40) ended his life by consuming some poisonous substance at a hotel located near the Kesari Bagh area here on Sunday. On the basis of a suicide note recovered from the spot, the police have booked two persons, including a woman on the charges of abetting suicide. According to the police, he took the extreme step owing to a property dispute.
  • CASE II:A married woman identified as Paramjit Kaur committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan in Bhilowal village here on Sunday. Following the complaint of her father Bansa Singh, a resident of Mardi Kalan village, the police have booked her husband Judge Singh for abetting suicide. Judge Singh was an acute alcoholic and used to thrash Paramjit after consuming liquor.

On the basis of a suicide note recovered from the spot, the police have booked two persons, including a woman on the charges of abetting suicide.

Those booked were identified as Manpreet Kaur and her son Kamaljit Singh of Khanpur Warring village in Rajpura area. According to the police, he took the extreme step owing to a property dispute.

Pakhar Singh, father of the deceased, told the police that his son went away from home without telling anybody. On Sunday, he got a call from a hotel that Harwinder had taken a room on rent in the hotel where he consumed some poisonous substance. He was rushed to the Civil Hospital, where he died.

Gurminder Singh, SHO division B police station, said in the suicide note, he said the accused had been harassing him by lodged false complaints against him. He said a case under Section 306 of the IPC was registered against the duo and raids were on to nab him.

Meanwhile, a married woman identified as Paramjit Kaur committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan in Bhilowal village here on Sunday. Following the complaint of her father Bansa Singh, a resident of Mardi Kalan village, the police have booked her husband Judge Singh for abetting suicide.

Bansa Singh told the police that Paramjit Kaur (33) was married to the accused around four years ago and the couple had a son from the marriage. He said Judge Singh was an acute alcoholic and used to thrash Paramjit after consuming liquor. He said his daughter used to obstruct him from consuming liquor. This had become a common cause for quarrel between the couple. He said she had told them a number to times about this and they had also asked him to desist.

He said on Sunday, he got a call from her in-laws that she had ended her life by hanging with the ceiling fan. The police have registered a case under Section 306 of the IPC in this regard and efforts were on to arrest him, the police said.

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