A newly married 20-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in the house of her in-laws at village Jofear in Udhampur district on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Rakha Devi, wife of Dara Singh of Jofear. She was found hanging from the ceiling fan hook under mysterious circumstances. Her in-laws immediately called the Police after they saw her hanging.
Police took the body in their custody and later shifted it to Sub District Hospital Ramnagar for post-mortem and other legal formalities.
The reason behind the suicide has not be ascertained yet, although police has registered a case in this connection under Section 174 CrPC (suspicious death) for further investigation.