HARIPUR: Two more persons, including a married woman, committed suicide here on Tuesday, taking the tally to four in as many days, police said.
Khanpur police quoted Shabir Ahmed of Pind Gakhra village as saying that his wife, 25, was home when he left for the job in the morning. However, in the afternoon when he got home he found her hanging from the ceiling fan of a room.
He said his wife ended her life over unknown reasons.
The second suicide was reported from Karwala Town area of the city, where Ali Mohammad, 19, shot himself dead with a pistol.
The reason behind the selfkilling was not known, police quoted family sources as saying.
It may be added that two young men had committed suicide on June 25 and 26.
LAID TO REST: The mother-in-law of Chief Justice Islamabad High Court Justice Athar Minallah was laid to rest in her ancestral graveyard in Sirikot village of Ghazi tehsil on Tuesday evening.
Family sources said she was living with her son, Syed Asif Shah, a former federal secretary in Islamabad, where she passed away during early hours on Monday. Her body was transported to her native village, where her funeral prayers were of fered. Correspondent