Japanese engineer commits suicide in Multan hotel

Published: January 12, 2017
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MULTAN: A Japanese national has allegedly committed suicide by jumping off a hotel building here in Multan on Thursday, said Police.

According to Station House Officer Cantt Police station Rana Zaheer Babar, the Japanese citizen Toku Moro, 35, resided with his wife at a private hotel named “Hotel First”, located at old Bahawalpur Road in Multan.

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Toku Moro was a civil engineer, working over a Japanese project of building a National Highway stretching from tribal areas of District Dera Ghazi Khan to Balochistan.

The body was shifted to Nishtar hospital in Multan for postmortem.

The autopsy report confirmed that the man attempted suicide, said SHO Cantt. He further added that investigation was underway while forensic evidence from the location had been collected.

The body is still in police custody and would be handed over after the completion of interrogation process from his wife, he said.

The SHO claimed that the 35-year old civil engineer jumped off from the third floor of the hotel at 3:10 AM and left a note before committing suicide.

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The letter, translated from Japanese language, states that the reason of attempting suicide was the strife with his wife. It read: “I love my wife very much. But she does not wants to live with me and wants to end our marriage. I am very sad. Due to this reason I am ending my life. I have no reason to live anymore.”

SHO stated that the couple had married two years ago and had been staying in the hotel since last two months. Adding that more than 20 Japanese and Chinese Nationals had been also living in the same hotel due to the ongoing project.

 

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Haji Atiya
    Jan 12, 2017 - 1:47PM

    Confusing write-up, especially the last paragraph ! Was the hotel the Japanese man was in on fire ? Or are 2 separate stories mish-mashed together ?Recommend

  • Jamil
    Jan 12, 2017 - 2:54PM

    Japanese do not commit sucide at night specially 3:10am. Like every other aspect of there society they have undeclared rules for sucide also. Recommend

  • roadkashehzada
    Jan 12, 2017 - 4:01PM

    come on, do suicide somewhere else. we have so many other issues. if u do suicide in pakistan BBC, CNN will trace ur shadows in some madrassahRecommend

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