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Elderly man commits suicide over police inaction

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

A 60-year-old man, who was reportedly upset over police inaction in registering a harassment case, committed suicide at Purbaliyan village here today.

According to the victim's family, took the extreme step as the police failed to register an FIR against the harassment of his daughter by her in-laws for

Circle said five persons, including the of the deceased, have been booked for

Singh said Akhtar's daughter married Mir Hasan in 2012. Hasan and his used to harass the deceased's daughter over dowry and the woman was living with her parents since April 1.

An inquiry has also been ordered into the allegations of police inaction in registering an FIR in the case, the added.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 11:25 IST