MATTA: Financial woes and domestic issues drove a 19-year-old man to commit suicide on Sunday in the Darmai area of Matta tehsil. According to Kalakot police station, Akbar Zada, a newly-wed, shot himself in the head and died instantly. His neighbours confirmed Akbar had been struggling with money issues and had been facing problems within the family. Police shifted the remains of the deceased to Tehsil Hospital, Matta for a post-mortem and later handed the body over to Akbar’s family for burial.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 15th, 2014.