Spate of suicides continue to haunt State capital

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Oct 2017 11:28:38


Staff Reporter,

In the ongoing spate of suicides reported in the State capital, fresh incidents were reported in Shahpura and Berasia locality, police said on Sunday.

In the first incident, a seven-year-old boy, student of class VII, committed suicide by hanging self from the ceiling fan at his residence in Shahpura locality on Saturday. According to Shahpura police, the deceased has been identified as Yogendra, 14, son of Bharat Singh, a resident of B-244 in Shahpura area. He is student of class VII in a private school, whereas his father works as a driver. He is survived by elder brother and parents. In the preliminary investigation by police, it came to fore that on Saturday afternoon, Yogendra’s mother and elder brother had gone to attend birthday party of son of deceased’s uncle, who lives in Shahpura C-Sector on a motorbike.

When Yogendra asked them to accompany him on the bike, her mother told him that he should reach there on his bicycle and they left home. Later, in the evening, at around 6 pm, when mother and son returned home, they found Yogendra’s hanging body inside the house, after which, they immediately rushed him to nearby hospital, where he was declared brought dead and police were informed regarding the incident. No suicide note was left by the deceased, whereas prima facie, it appears that irked over denial for not taking him to the birthday party on bike, Yogendra had taken the extreme step.

Meanwhile, in another incident, a 27-year-old mentally distressed youth hanged self to death at his home in Rani Khajuri village under Berasia police station on Saturday.
Police said that deceased Santosh Ahirwar, 27, son of Navan Singh, resided at Rani Khajuri village in Berasia. On Saturday afternoon, he was found hanging by family members after which police were informed regarding the incident. No suicide note was left by the deceased, whereas family members, in their statements, told police that he was mentally depressed for the past few days.

In another case, A 32-year-old man was found hanging in his rented accommodation located in Shankaracharya Nagar within the limits of Bajaria police station on Sunday.
According to police, the deceased was identified as Surendra Dangi, who hailed from Sehore district and was presently living in Bhopal and here he ran a photo studio and used to make videography in wedding ceremonies.

The deceased has left a hand written suicide note, addressing his second wife with whom he married after death of first wife as why did she left him and what is fault of their daughter who is now suffering because of their separation.

He was married twice as his first wife had died, while the second one was living with her parents for the past two years. The deceased has stated that he loved her a lot and there was no reason for her to live separately. Deceased had come from his home on Saturday and committed suicide on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.

The incident came to light when his father Achal Singh Dangi called his brother Ramswaroop, who also lives in the same area in a separate accommodation that Surendra is not answering the calls. When his brother found no response from the room despite repeated knocks, he peeped inside from the ventilator to find him hanging. He later informed police after which he was taken to hospital where he was declared brought dead.

Meanwhile in a separate incident, a married woman who was alone in her home in Khatakhedi village under Nazirabad police station hanged herself to death on Sunday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Maya Meena, 27, wife of Shivraj Meena, a farmer in the village.

Her husband had gone out of the village to bring his mother from a relative’s home while her 5-year-old daughter was playing outside when she took the extreme step.
When the daughter when entered the room, she found her mother hanging after which she alerted others and later police was informed.

Police sent the body for postmortem in Bairasia hospital and is yet to record statement of her relatives to ascertain the reason behind the extreme step taken by her.
Man accidently drowns in well: In an incident reported from Berasia locality, Vijay alias Bhura, 18, son of Rajesh Dangi, a resident of Babachiya village accidentally drowned, while fetching water from a well at his agricultural land on Saturday afternoon.