LudhianA:The after effects of demonization of currency notes have started showing results in Ludhiana also. On Saturday, a 40 year old man committed suicide by hanging himself in a house. The victim was in depression due to recession in market after demonization of currency notes. He was also facing problem in changing currency notes.
The deceased has been identified as Anil kumar (40) resident of Shivpuri. He use to sell readymade garments at roadside vends.
According to information the victim was alone at home and committed suicide by hanging himself with a ceiling fan. When the wife of victim returned after paying obeisance at shrine she was shocked to see the lifeless body of her husband hanging. The victim is survived by wife and two children’s.
On being informed Basti Jodhewal Police reached the spot and initiated investigation in the case. The police also found suicide note in which the victim was stated that he has committed suicide due to recession.
The wife of deceased told that after the demonization of currency notes, her husband didn’t earn even a single penny. He has saved some money but unable to get changed from bank due to huge rush. In depression from last three days the victim took extreme step to end his life. The Police have sent the body at civil hospital for post mortem and filed the proceedings under section 174 of CrPC.
Meanwhile the area residents slammed the move of union government regarding the currency notes.
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