Man commits suicide, another makes abortive bid

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 3: A man allegedly committed suicide, while another attempted suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at their respective residences.
As per reports, 60-year-old Vakil Chand of district Doda consumed some poisonous substance at his residence yesterday.
Finding him unconscious, family members shifted him to District Hospital Doda and later referred to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), where he failed to respond to the treatment and breathed his last today.
The body has been handed over to family members for last rites after completing legal formalities.
Meanwhile, 20-year-old Anu Sharma, daughter of Sham Lal, a resident of Bali Nala Chenani consumed some poisons substance at her home.
Family members rushed her to Sub District Hospital Chenani from where she was later referred to District Hospital Udhampur, where her condition was stated to be stable, when last reports came in.
Cases under relevant Sections stands registered at concerned police stations and investigation started to ascertain the reason behind such extreme step.