Haryana youth hangs self, CCTV captures act

Haryana youth hangs self, CCTV captures act

Mohali, July 1

A 22-year-old youth hanged himself to death from a wooden ladder at his paying guest accommodation in Phase XI here this evening.

The victim has been identified as Sahil Kumar, a resident of Kurukshetra in Haryana. Sahil was working with a private company at Bestech Towers in Sector 66 here.

ASI Nirmal Singh said they had received information about the incident around 7.30 pm following which they rushed to the spot.

Sahil was found hanging from a wooden ladder on the terrace of the building. The incident was captured on a CCTV camera. The footage showed Sahil walking from his room to the terrace with a piece of cloth in his hand. The victim’s roommates said Sahil was at his room today as it was his weekly off. In the footage, a girl is seen near the victim at the time of the incident. She is said to be Sahil’s friend.

Inquest proceedings have been initiated at the Phase XI police station. — TNS

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