PESHAWAR: A medical student in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has allegedly committed suicide out of mental depression, media sources reported.
The youth from Mardan was a student of final year at Khyber Medical College in Peshawar.
Police have launched an investigation into the incident. Police said it would be too early to say something positively about the suicide.
“The reason behind the suicide is said to be mental stress, however the real reason behind the act could be established only after probe,” they said.
The body has been shifted to a local hospital for post-mortem and it would later be handed over to the heirs.
A girl along with her mother had allegedly committed suicide after being raped by an influential person, in Multan on February 4.
The appalling incident had taken place in Multan’s area of Nandpur, where an 18-year-old, Saima had allegedly been raped by an influential of the area identified as Ansar.
The rape victim girl and her mother after apprising family had urged them to file a case against the accused, but were denied.
“We are poor and cannot fight with the influential of the area,” the family members had said, which reportedly demoralized them and resulted in suicide.