Man commits suicide by self-electrocution over heavy fine imposed by traffic police

11:59 AM | 8 Sep, 2017
Man commits suicide by self-electrocution over heavy fine imposed by traffic police
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FAISALABAD - A man in Faisalabad has committed suicide by electrocuting himself from electricity pole after he was unable to pay the hefty fine imposed by a police warden.

A video that recorded the gory incident surfaced on social media showing a man climbing up the electricity pole allegedly after the traffic police imposed a hefty fine of Rs one thousand for violating the traffic rules.

According to the details available on social media, the man was a poor rickshaw driver and had violated the traffic rules. However, there are no further official details about the incident available.

Note: The story will be updated once there is a confirmation from the relevant police station.