newly married 27-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in north Kashmir district of Kupwara, official sources said on Friday.
They said the youth (name withheld) consumed some poisonous substance at his residence in Tarathpora, Kupwara. “He was immediately taken to a local hospital where he died,” they said.
“It was not immediately clear why he took this extreme step,” they said, adding police has registered a case and initiated investigation to ascertain the circumstance which forced him to commit suicide.
After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites.