Owing to alleged marital harassemnent, Bollywood actor Preity Zinta's cousin Nitin Chauhan allegedly shot himself in the head with a pistol in his car in Shimla on Friday, reports IANS

Two suicide notes were recovered from his vehicle and house in which he accused his in-laws of forcing him into taking this drastic step. 

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According to his suicide notes, Chauhan blamed his wife in-laws for not permitting him to meet his children and even threatened him of  implication in false cases. 

According to a report in The Times of India, A case has been registered against Chauhan's in-laws and and the suicide has been sent for forensic examination.