Accusing his in-laws of mental harassment in a recorded video, a 36-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his house in northeast Delhi's Karawal Nagar area, police said Sunday. The deceased was identified as Vijay Kumar Tiwari, they said.
According to a senior police officer, a case has been registered and investigations are underway. Police are questioning his in-laws in connection with the incident, he said.
Tiwari hailed from Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh and lived with his family in Shiv Vihar locality of Karawal Nagar, the officer said.
He worked as a distributor of engine oil at an automobile shop, he said.
Tiwari and his wife often had fights due to the intervention of the in-laws, Tiwari's elder brother Kalka Tiwari told police.
Investigations revealed that on January 2, his wife had left house without informing anyone.
Later, the deceased's family got to know that she was with her parents. Enraged over this, Tiwari left his two children at his in-laws’ place, the officer said.
Kalka Tiwari told police that his brother was beaten up by the in-laws. They even threatened to file a case against him. Upset over this he allegedly committed suicide on Friday, he said.
Tiwari’s phone was seized and his body was handed over to his family following an autopsy, police said.