Poverty: Woman ‘commits suicide’

The family had been reeling under poverty as the husband of the deceased was had been jobless for many months.


Our Correspondent December 08, 2013

TAXILA: A poverty-stricken woman allegedly committed suicide in Taxila on Friday. The police said 29-year-old Naureen committed suicide after hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her house.

The family had been reeling under poverty as the husband of the deceased was had been jobless for many months, neighbours said.  Naureen married Javaid Joseph seven years back and they have two daughters, Ayesha, 6, and Anny, 3.

The woman reportedly sent them to a neighbour’s house before hanging herself, the police said. Neighbours told the police that the family had been unable to pay rent for the house they were living in. The police lodged a case.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 8th, 2013.

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