LAHORE - A 24-year-old dejected youth allegedly committed suicide by taking poisonous pills after failing in love in Burki Police limits on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Javed Iqbal, a resident of Burki. “The deceased was a labourer in a local factory.  He closed himself inside the room of his quarter and took poisonous pills and went unconscious,” police investigators said.

He was taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced him dead. They said the deceased was in love with a girl and wanted to marry her.