‘7 wives’ claim body after man commits suicide in Haridwar
Haridwar: At least five women came forward to claim body of a 40-year-old who committed suicide here on Sunday. All of them claimed to be his wife and told the cops that they had no idea about any other woman in his life. After an intense drama, the man was cremated. Subsequently, two more women, also claiming to be his wife, came forward. The local police have now decided to wait for a few more days to see if any more women turn up.
The deceased, Pawan Kumar, worked as a driver. According to the police, the man consumed poison on Sunday night. According to the police, Kumar was facing severe financial crisis. Praveen Singh Koshiyari, SHO city police station, told TOI, “We are probing as to why he took the extreme step. We have sent the body to district hospital for autopsy.”