Karachi: Man commits suicide
KARACHI: A mentally impaired man allegedly committed suicide in his residence in the Super Market police limits on Monday.
After a quarrel with his wife, Shahid, 40, locked himself in a room of his house in Liquatabad B-1 Area, sprinkled himself with kerosene and set himself alight.
His family members, after hearing his cries, broke open the door, extinguished the fire and took him to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital in a critical condition. After a referral, he was being taken to the Civil Hospital when he died from his burns.
According to police, the deceased was a father of two children and mentally retarded. After a heated exchange of words with his wife, he ended his own life, they said.