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Delhi: Man commits suicide in church premises


New Delhi, Aug 20: A 34-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside his one-room accommodation on a church compound in Khan Market here, the police said on Monday.

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It is suspected that the deceased, identified as Reuben Rahul Anthony, was suffering from depression because of financial losses in business and an ongoing court case, they said.

No suicide note was found on the spot. The incident happened on August 17. Anthony used to live with his wife and two children on the premises of the Church of Mother Vailankanni.

On the day of the incident, his wife had taken her children to her mother's house in Khirki Extension. When she returned around 2.45 pm, she found her husband hanged, the police said. Anthony was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.

He was into the business of getting cars financed but in the past few months, was facing losses and was currently not earning much, they added. Anthony purchased two cars and was unable to pay instalment as he was not getting work for the past few months.


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