CHITRAL: Two young men committed suicide in different areas of Chitral on Saturday. In Paptak Chambeer Golarsun, Said Nawab, 15, shot himself dead at his sister’s house. The police report said the motive behind the suicide could not yet be ascertained and an investigation to determine the cause is under way. In Dargeer Dini area of Darosh tehsil, Riaz Ahmad, 25, took his life by swallowing a poisonous chemical. A report filed at Darosh police station stated Ahmad was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead by doctors. The report added that the deceased was a police constable and on leave because he was suffering from a mental illness.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 10th, 2014.