KATHUA, Feb 7: A youth committed suicide at village Koota in Hiranagar tehsil of Kathua district today by hanging himself with a mango tree in the area.
He has been identified as Manoj Kumar, son of Ram Dass of Koota.
Police said the people saw the body of youth hanged with a tree this afternoon and they reported the matter to police. The police took the body into its custody and after conducting autopsy at Sub District Hospital Hiranagar has handed over it to the family for last rites.
Hiranagar police has registered a case under Section 174 and started investigation to ascertain the cause of the extreme step taken by the youth.