A 24-year-old man from Ghulam Muhammad Abad, and a man from Mansoorabad attempted suicide
A teenager committed suicide in a Bahlak police precinct on Sunday. The SHO said the boy’s love interest had been engaged to another man. He was distraught and took his life, he said. The 18-year-old boy, a resident of Chak 597-GB, had fallen in love with his cousin and had asked his family to get them married. However, the girl’s father had rejected the proposal and arranged for his daughter to be engaged to someone else. The boy was distraught over the news of his cousin’s engagement and hanged himself from a tree in front of his house. Police seized his body and sent it for post-mortem examination. Separately, a 22-year-old woman from Yousuf Abad, a woman from Chak 108-GB, a 35-year-old man from Chak 226-RB, a 24-year-old man from Ghulam Muhammad Abad, and a man from Mansoorabad attempted suicide.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 19th, 2015.