BHOPAL: A 40-year-old guard committed suicide by hanging self from the ceiling fan at an under-construction building at Danish Kunj under Kolar police station on Friday afternoon. The incident came to light as locals spotted his hanging body subsequent to which they informed the police following which the police reached the spot and after making panchnama later sent his body for the post-mortem.

Police said, the deceased was identified as Hukum Singh, 40, son of Nakkulal, who basically hails from Khandwa and was currently working as guard at an under-construction building of Kailash Singh Rajppot at Danish Kunj. During further interrogation of the police it came to light that there were two children of deceased who lives with their uncle and his wife has already left him and eloped with her lover.

Due to which he was upset.

Subsequently, the police have registered a case under section 174 of CrPc while the body of deceased was sent for the post-mortem and further investigation was on to establish the reason behind committing suicide.

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