Punjab: Govt engineer commits suicide in office
- Jan 27, 2013, 14:08 PM IST
Jalandhar: An engineer of Punjab government died after consuming some poisonous substance on Sunday. The man – identified as Harbhajan Singh was found in an unconscious state in his office cabin on Sunday afternoon. He was rushed to a private hospital where he was declared brought dead by doctors.
According to police the engineer had consumed a poisonous substance. A suicide note was also obtained in which Singh had written that three of his seniors were responsible for his taking such an extreme step.
Harbhajan was working with the office of the block development and panchayat officer in Jalandhar.
Harbhajan’s family also said that he was upset for the past few days owing to harassment by his seniors.
The police have ordered a probe into the matter.
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