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Barred from drinking alcohol, man commits suicide

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A 25-year-old man, believed to be an alcoholic, ended his life after being prohibited from consuming alcohol by his parents, police said today.

Kapil Kumar, a resident of Rahmatpur village in Muzaffarnagar, had frequent altercations with his family members over his addiction, a said.

Last evening too, when his parents stopped him from going out for drinks, Kumar locked himself up in a room and shot himself with a locally made pistol, police said.

Kumar's body has been sent for post-mortem and no suicide note has been recovered, they said.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 14:50 IST