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Man commits suicide after being forced to lick spit on shoe

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide here after four persons assaulted him and forced him to lick a on which one of the accused had spit, police said today.

The four men attacked in public near a market in the Cuffe Parade area of South on Friday night over some personal enmity, a said.

During the incident, one of the accused spit on his and forced Shaikh to lick it, he said.

Shaikh managed to free himself from the attackers. But, unable to bear the humiliation, he hanged himself at his residence in the Cuffe Parade area on Saturday morning, the said.

The police found a purported suicide note from Shaikh's house in which he had named the four attackers and blamed them for his extreme step, he said.

Based on the suicide note, the police arrested Ismail Shaikh (47), (35), Karia Pavse (35) and Afzal Qureshi (44) on Saturday evening, the said.

They were booked under the Indian Penal Code section 306 (abatement of suicide), the official said, adding that an investigation was underway.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 12:10 IST