CHITRAL(APP) – On Saturday, two ladies died by suicide in separate events in the districts of Lower and Upper Chitral.

The first incidence was in the Lower Chitral neighbourhood of Belphuk, when 19-year-old Nausheen Rehmat of Belphok killed herself by hanging from a ceiling fan inside her own home.

She attempted suicide as a result of failing the test she took to enrol in the BS Nursing programme at the Aga Khan University in Karachi.
The second incident happened in the Zanglasht neighbourhood of the Upper Chitral district’s Torkho Tehsil. Halima Bibi, a married lady of 25 years old, was discovered dead in her own home. She had apparently committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling after wrapping a rope around her neck.

According to Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Torkho Bahadar Khan, the mother of two children committed herself.

According to SDPO Bahadur Khan, the cause of her suicide has not yet been determined.