LAHORE: A 50-year-old man committed suicide over financial problems in a mosque in the Hajipura area, Gujjarpura police precincts, on Sunday. Taj Muhammad, a father of five, ended his life by hanging himself from the ceiling of a mosque where he was sitting in Aitkaaf.
Police said Taj Muhammad, a resident of Hajipura, had been in a severe financial crisis due to his unemployment for last several months and he was unable to feed his family. He tried hard to get some job but failed.
His neighbours said that to escape daily responsibilities and demands of his family, Taj Muhammad decided to observe Aitkaaf in the local mosque. However, during this time, his family again asked him about households and he was dejected. On Sunday morning, he hanged himself from the ceiling of the mosque. Other people of the area who were also sitting in Aitkaaf informed the mosque administration which call police. Later, police removed the body and handed it over to his family.