LAHORE - A 55-year-od man yesterday ended his life by hanging himself with the ceiling fan at his home in Shahdara.

The police identified the deceased as Siddique Masih. The family told the police that Siddique committed suicide because of poverty.

Police said that body of the father of two was hanging from the ceiling fan as they reached the spt. They body was moved to the morgue. The police were investigating the death.

Separately, a 45-year-old man was found shot dead at a house located in Dubai Town in the Nawab Town police precincts. The police removed the body to morgue for autopsy and were investigating the death.

Police identified the man as Muhammad Mansha. Initial investigation suggested the man was trying to clean his gun when it went off all of a sudden. Further investigations were underway.