A 40-year-old man on Sunday allegedly took his life by hanging himself at his home in Pinjura village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.
An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that he was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.
He said that after the completion of medical and legal formalities, the body will be handed over to the family members for last rites.
Locals said that he is survived by two minor children and wife.
Meanwhile, a police official said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in this regard and further investigation has been initiated. (KNO)