Srinagar: A 26-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his house in Dooru area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday morning.
Official sources told news told a local news agency that a 26-year-old man (name withheld) of Nathipora ended his life by hanging self at his home this morning. “He died on the spot,” said sources.
The family members immediately rushed him to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival, they added.
A police officer told that a case under 174 CrPc has been registered and further investigations has been taken up—(KNO)
Kashmir needs independent journalism…
…now, more than ever to give a voice to the voiceless. The press in Kashmir has operated under tremendous pressures of reporting from a conflict zone but since August 2019 we find ourselves in unchartered territory. The Kashmir Walla is among the oldest independent media outlets in Kashmir and has withstood successive lockdowns as well as attempts to suppress us, fighting back with authoritative ground reports based on facts.
We believe in making the powers that be accountable to their actions but to also hold the mirror to the society. We believe in covering all sides of the story and that empowerment in essence means the ability to make informed decisions. As such we have not allowed our journalism to be influenced by the pressures.
Despite the new and still unknown pressures, we are all the more committed to keep informing you of events and stories that matter. Our recent coverage of events has brought us an increased readership. However, the coronavirus pandemic and resultant economic crisis has affected our operational capabilities. We are facing an existential threat but only your support can help us withstand this and maintain our editorial independence.