MULTAN: A Japanese national was found dead on Thursday morning after falling from roof of the hotel he was staying in, a police official said.
He said the incident occurred between 3 am to 4 am, adding that the information collected so far suggests that he committed suicide.
SHO cantonment Rana Zaheer Babar told APP that police found a note written in Japanese language and its cursory translation suggests that the man was suffering depression and he left the note for his family.
Rana Zaheer said the police was getting the note translated from some Japanese language expert.
Engineer Okumura was working on a project in Dera Ghazi Khan district, about 100 kilometres from Multan.
He was staying at a hotel in the city since September 2016,and was scheduled to leave the hotel by Feb 1,2017.
Police received information Thursday morning and senior police officials and SHO cantonment were present at the site for investigations, a cantt police official told APP by phone.
His body has been sent to mortuary of Nishtar Hospital Multan for post-mortem and investigations were in progress. Information regarding the incident would be conveyed to Japanese embassy through proper channel, police said.