LAHORE - A father-of-five committed suicide by hanging himself with the ceiling fan at his house in the Harbanspura area on Thursday.

The family told the police that resident of Ghousia Colony, Malik Yasin, had been suffering from worst financial crises as he was unable to repay heavy loans which he had obtained from his relatives and friends. On the day of incident, the disillusioned trader went to his bedroom and hanged himself with the ceiling fan.

The police investigators said it was a case of apparent suicide. The diseased body was hanging from the ceiling fan with a piece of cloth tied to his neck as the police investigators reached the spot. The police entered the room by breaking the door. After completing legal formalities, the police handed over the body to the family without autopsy.