Man dies after hanging self in police lock-up

A man accused of abetting his wife`s suicide, hanged himself to death in the lock-up of Olpad police station in Surat, police said on Thursday.

Surat: A man accused of abetting his
wife`s suicide, hanged himself to death in the lock-up of
Olpad police station here, police said on Thursday.

The incident took place late last night, where
one Natwar Patel (23) from Aslad village of Olpad taluka,
hanged himself using a belt in police lock-up, they said.

According to police, Patel`s wife Jagruti had
allegedly committed suicide in December by consuming
poison following a family dispute.

Jagruti`s family filed a complaint against Patel,
alleging that he had forced her to commit suicide. Based on
the complaint police arrested Patel for abetment of suicide.
Patel was to be produced before a local court here for
his bail hearing today, police said.

A complaint has been registered in this regard and
further investigations are on.

PTI

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