Karachi: Man commits suicide
KARACHI: The owner of a shop committed suicide inside his shop in the New Town police limits on Thursday, police said. Mehboob, 43, shot himself to death with his licensed pistol in Shop No. 6 of Mujtaba Centre at Chandi Chowk opposite the old Sabzi Mandi. His employee rushed him to the Liaquat National Hospital where he died. Later, his body was shifted to the JPMC for legal formalities.
Police said that Mehboob had been mentally disturbed due to some financial problems. Police said that one-and-a-half months back Mehboob had attempted suicide by taking sleeping pills. He was saved by his family, who took him to a private hospital on time.
In a separate incident, Kishwar, 35, wife of Sajjid, died when she accidentally fell from the balcony of her fourth-floor apartment of Empire Centre in Block 20 in Gulistan–e–Jauhar. Her body was taken to the JPMC for a post–mortem.