Thane, Apr 29 UNI | 3 months ago

An autorickshaw owner allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his house in Dongripada of Ghodbunder road area today, the city police said.

Sunil Yadav Ahire (37), who was the president of the Autorickshaw Union at Lokmanya Nagar area of city, woke up this morning around 0300 hrs and answered nature's call. Around 0645 hrs, when his wife woke up and entered the kitchen to make breakfast she found her husband hanging from the ceiling dead, police said.

Seeing her husband hanging, she raised an alarm after which the neighbours rushed in and pulled down the body and took it to the civil hospital, where the doctors declared him brought dead.

"We have lodged an accidental death report in this regard and sent the body to civil hospital for post mortem," sources added.

(Posted on 30-04-2014)