Staff Reporter

A 23-year-old villager from Parmer committed suicide on March 29.

The victim, along with three friends, was caught by forest officials while on a fishing trip. They were, according to sources, made to write statements and sent home.

On the day the man decided to kill himself, he reported to the forest office at 8.30am. Present there were also his three friends. They were told to pay a fine of Nu 3,000.

Towards evening when the victim’s wife went looking for him, he was found about 2000 metres away from Bumdeling BHU.

The victim’s wife called the police around 2:40pm.

The police ruled out foul play.