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Man commits suicide in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 32-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with a pistol in south west Delhi's Najafgarh, the police said today.

The deceased, Dinesh, shot himself on August 7 at his residence and was rushed to by his wife. He was declared brought dead, a senior police said.

The hospital informed the police.

During inquiry, it was learnt that used an illegal firearm to commit suicide, the said.

A country-made pistol, used for the suicide, with two live cartridges and an empty cartridge, was recovered, he said, adding that the body was sent for post-mortem.

It has been learnt that Dinesh's brother, Joginder, is a criminal and his role is also being verified, he added.

A probe is underway to ascertain the reason behind the extreme step, he said.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 00:15 IST