Man commits suicide, wants to donate his kidneys

February 25th, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) A 25-year-old man allegedly committed suicide here Wednesday by hanging himself from a ceiling fan leaving behind a note asking that his kidneys be donated to some one “needy”, said the police.
Jeevan Ram, originally from Dehradun, was found dead in a room of his shared rented apartment, a police officer said.

Ram was working here in a canteen of a government dispensary for the last few months.

He was staying at Ram Darbar, a suburb near Chandigarh with a friend.

“His body was found hanging from a ceiling fan by his roommate in the evening,” said the police official.

“We have also found a suicide note on the spot in which Jeevan (Ram) has written that police should not harass anyone for his death. He has also demanded to donate his kidneys and his motor bike to some needy person,” added the official.

The police have informed his relatives in Dehradun in Uttrakhand.

The police were waiting for his family’s consent before arranging for his kidney to be donated.

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