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Preity Zinta's cousin brother commits suicide over marriage

  • Preity Zinta’s cousin Nitin Chauhan committed suicide over alleged marital harassment
  • He shot himself with a pistol in his vehicle on December 2, near Sector 2, new Shimla.
Preity Zintas brother Nitin Chauhan commits suicide

According to a report in the Times Of India, Nitin Chauhan, who was 38-years-old, was reportedly was going through marital trouble for quite some time. The police also found two suicide notes, one in Nitin's car and the other at his residence.


The police report said, “The police found two suicide notes, one in Nitin’s car, where he shot himself, and the other at his residence. He had blamed his wife and in-laws for forcing him towards taking the extreme step, ahead of the court hearing of their legal separation on the same day.”


Speaking to TOI, a police officer said, “In both suicide notes, of four pages each, Chauhan blamed his wife and in-laws of harassing him.”


Nitin also accused his in-laws for filing false cases and not allowing him to meet his son. A case has been filed against Nitin's in-laws and the weapon has been sent for forensic examination.

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