LAHORE – A body of a 60-year-old man was found from an empty plot near the hotel, where he served for more than 25 years, in Qila Gujjar Singh Police jurisdiction on Saturday.

Police investigators said the deceased identified as Muhammad Rafiq was strongly disappointed over the divorce of his daughter some days back. SHO Inspector Mian Qadeer said that his daughter was married to a man couple of month back, but he divorced her over unknown dispute. On which, the deceased suffered a severe attack, which led him to commit suicide on Saturday.

“We found his body, hanging with a tree and shifted him to the City morgue, but the heirs of the deceased refused to conduct his post mortem,” said Station House Officer (SHO), who added that the police have investigated the case and learned the deceased had shared his gloomy feelings with her colleagues few days back.

Later, the body was handed over to the ill-fated family after police completed necessary medico-legal formalities.