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Two commit suicide in UP

PTI muzaffarnagar India
Updated: 08-11-2018 19:52 IST

An Uttar Pradesh Home Guard personnel, suspended for allegedly taking a bribe, committed suicide Thursday by jumping before a speeding train near here, the police said.

A native of Shamli, 48-year-old Suresh Pal had been suspended after a video showing him purportedly taking a bribe had gone viral, the police said, adding a departmental probe had been ordered against him.

In another incident, a 23-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan at his house in Karhera village of Muzaffarnagar district, the police said.

They said the youth was reported to be depressed but his exact cause for taking the extreme step was not yet clear.

The police have registered two separate cases pertaining to the two incidents and are investigating them, they said.

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