Bhopal, November 3: A 56-year-old doctor of a government hospital allegedly committed suicide due to financial problems in Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal, police said on Wednesday.

Dr Rakesh Manhar, posted at the government-run Hamidia Hospital, was found hanging at his residence in Narialkheda locality on Tuesday night, said Saurabh Pandey, in-charge of Gautam Nagar police station. Also Read | WHO Panel Recommends Emergency Use Listing Status for Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 Vaccine 'COVAXIN'.

A suicide note was recovered from the scene, in which the doctor has claimed that he was taking the extreme step, as he was going through a financial crisis and was under a lot of stress, the official said. Also Read | WhatsApp Introduces Special Diwali Stickers Pack, Here's How To Download & Send.

A case was registered in this regard and further investigation was underway, he said. According to sources, the doctor had invested a lot of money in the share market and was depressed after making a loss.

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