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Worker found hanging in Sharjah industrial area

The worker is believed to have committed suicide, Sharjah Police said

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Sharjah: The body of an Asian worker was found hanging at his workplace in Industrial Area No 6 on Monday morning, a Sharjah Police official said.

The worker is believed to have committed suicide, the official said.

His Asian workmate told police they tried to free the man’s body when they saw it in an attempt to save his life. But their attempt was in vain as he was already dead.

Police and forensic teams went to the scene after receiving information about the incident. They removed the victim’s body and transferred it to hospital and then to the forensic laboratory for an autopsy.

He added that officials took fingerprints and other details from the scene to investigate the matter but so far do not suspect anyone was involved in the incident.

The 23-year-old worker was from Nepal, the official said

Police have transferred the case to the Public Prosecution.