One person committed suicide in village Diani in Samba district today by consuming some poisonous substance.
He has been identified as Rakesh Kumar, son of Pritam Chand of Diani Samba. He is also the relative of former Minister, Dr D K Maniyal and was working as his PA during his tenure as MLA Samba and Minister.
The cause of his extreme step was not immediately known. Samba Police has registered a case under relevant sections of the law in this regard and started investigation.