CHANDIGARH: A 65-year old Mohali-based property dealer, Ajmer Singh, allegedly ended his life in a Sector 22 hotel on Sunday, blaming his four business partners for the extreme step in his suicide note.
Singh, a resident of Phase X in Mohali, had booked a room in the hotel on July 5 and nobody spotted him outside since then. Hotel manager Gulair Singh said they became suspicious when no response came from the room.
Police broke open the door and found Singh lying on the bed. Police said he had consumed a poisonous substance and left a four-page long suicide note, naming his four business partners step. A liquor bottle and a glass were also recovered from near the body.
The body was kept in the mortuary of Government Mult-specialty Hospital in Sector 16. It would be handed over to kin after postmortem examination on Monday.
In his complaint to the police, Parambir Singh, son of the victim, alleged his father was upset due to the attitude of his business partners. Sector 17 station house officer (SHO) Ram Gopal said a case was registered and the role of booked partners was being investigated.