CHITRAL: A young man reportedly committed suicide by jumping into the Chitral river in Ayun, Rescue 1122 said on Thursday.
According to family sources, Saifur Rehman, son of Haseebur Rehman, a resident of Ayun Maskur, was mentally disturbed, said the emergency service.
After getting information, Rescue 1122 launched an operation but could not recover the dead body on Thursday.
The dead body was however recovered from the river side near Drosh on Friday.
Suicides by jumping into the river have increased in the recent months, both in Lower and Upper Chitral. In most of the cases, the victims, mostly women, are declared mentally disturbed and no investigation is carried out.