Man committed suicide in police custody

SAS NAGAR, DECEMBER 29 : An accused arrested yesterday for stabbing another person in Mohali by the Mataur police, committed suicide in the police station in the wee hours. The deceased has been identified as Parveen of Anandpur Sahib. The person he stabbed has been identified as Manoj of Mohali.
It is told that Manoj allegedly used to harass Parveen’s sister, who works in a telecom company in Mohali. According to the information Parveen’s sister brought this to his notice.
Yesterday, December 28, Parveen came to Mohali and called up Manoj. When the two met, there was an argument between the two after which Parveen allegedly stabbed Manoj with his knife.
Manoj, according to the information was admitted to a hospital in Chandigarh while Parveen was arrested and brought to Mataur police station.
According to the information, today in the wee hours, Parveen allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself by using blanket cover which was provided to him by the police.during night.
The body of the deceased was sent to Civil hospital Phase 6 Mohali for postmortem in the presence of higher police authorities and Magistrate. Police are investigating the matter.