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Govt teacher found hanging from tree in Reasi

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Jammu, Jun 23: A 30-year-old government teacher was Sunday found hanging from a tree in a forest area in Reasi district, with police suspecting it to be a case of suicide.

The deceased was identified as Farooq Ahmad Mir, a resident of Hariwalla village, a police official said.

He said the body of Mir was found hanging from a tree in a forest adjacent to his village.

Quoting preliminary investigation, he said it appears to be a case of suicide but the motive behind his taking such an extreme step was not known immediately.

Police have started inquest proceedings to ascertain the cause of his death, the official said.

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