Unemployed man hangs himself in Ghaziabad

April 7th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by admin  

Ghaziabad, April 7 (IANS) Depressed over not getting a job, a 25-year-old married man hanged himself from a tree near his house here, the police said Monday. Narendra, who was living with his elder brother Surendra, hanged himself Sunday night in their Makanpur locality home in Indirapuram of Ghaziabad.

According to the police, Surendra and Narendra, residents of Farukhhabad district of Uttar Pradesh, were living in a rented house in Makanpur. Surendra was a security guard with a Delhi-based private security firm and was posted at Sahibabad Industrial area of Ghaziabad. Narendra, who was unemployed, was living with his elder brother.

Since the past few months he had been quite depressed, Surendra said. “However, he did not reveal anything to anybody. On Sunday night, he ate his meal together with the other members of the family. After dinner, Narendra went to sleep on the terrace. In the morning we saw him hanging from the tree just adjacent to the roof. He had climbed to the tree from the terrace and hanged himself with the help of a cloth,” said Surendra.

Surendra informed the Indirapuram police who took the body for a post-mortem examination. Circle Officer C.P. Singh said: “Narendra committed suicide out of frustration over not getting a job. He was feeling humiliated living under the shelter of his elder brother along with his wife.”

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