21-yr-old Faridkot man ends life, wife, in-laws held
FARIDKOT: The police here on Saturday arrested the wife and in-laws of a 21-year-old youth who committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance in the Machaki Kalan area of the Faridkot district.
After a complaint lodged by the deceased’s farther, the police have booked the wife and five members of her family under Section 306 (abetment of suicide) of the IPC. All the accused have been arrested, police said.
Sub-inspector Kulwinder Singh said the deceased was reportedly under pressure as his in-laws were intimidating him over some issue. He consumed poison after having an argument with them on Tuesday. He was declared brought dead by doctors at the civil hospital.
In another incident, an 18-year-old boy committed suicide by jumping in the Rajasthan feeder canal in the Faridkot town on Saturday. Citing witnesses, police said the boy jumped drowned in the canal and the body was yet to be recovered.