TDoR 2024 / 2023 / December / 25 / Divya


25 Dec 2023
Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)


Divya died by suicide.

SWABI: A transgender allegedly [died by] suicide and [her] dead body was recovered from [her] room here on Monday.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Jawad Khan said the deceased Qamar Zaman alias Divya lived along with other transgender persons in a Link Road market.He said the deceased was living in a separate room and allegedly took ice drugs (methamphetamine), remaining inside [her] room while sleeping for long hours.

The official said when [she] failed to come out of [her] room till noon, other inmates knocked repeatedly at the door but received no response. The other transgender persons informed the police. The cops broke the door and entered the room. They found that Divya had ended her life by hanging with a [suicide method redacted]. The police registered a case and launched an investigation.

Report added: 27 Dec 2023. Last updated: 1 Mar 2024

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