Raikot, September 19
A youth of Rattowal village was found hanging from a tree near his house early morning today. The deceased, identified as Avtar Singh (28), was last seen by villagers outside the door of his house around 9.30 pm on Wednesday.
The police handed over the body to his family after initiating inquest proceedings on a statement of his father Parkash Singh.
SP (D) Rajbir Singh and Dakha DSP Gurbans Singh Bains inspected the spot.
Preliminary investigations by a police team, led by Sadhar SHO Jaswinder Singh, revealed that the victim had died between 9.30 pm on Wednesday and early morning on Thursday. It is suspected that the victim used the string of his trouser for hanging himself from the branch of a tree at a dharamshala situated in front of his house.
The SHO said further investigation would be started after the receipt of chemical examination report of the viscera.
All readers are invited to post comments responsibly. Any messages with foul language or inciting hatred will be deleted. Comments with all capital letters will also be deleted. Readers are encouraged to flag the comments they feel are inappropriate. The views expressed in the Comments section are of the individuals writing the post. The Tribune does not endorse or support the views in these posts in any manner.
PITEX Offers cost-effective handmade items to visitors
Few battling for life; reason yet to be ascertained
Court turns down request for victim’s statement again
Funds allocated by Centre in last 3 fiscals for highway deve...
Residents hold protest, seek arrest of other suspects by Mon...
Mayor says some other buildings also sealed in city
Threaten to hold state-level rally on January 19
Had sought 24x7 access to library