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By Vinershea | Jun 03, 2020 12:34 PM

In a shocking and disturbing case, five members of a family allegedly attempted suicide in Odisha's Jharsuguda district. The family took this extreme step after the death of one of the sons due to an accident. 

5 family members in odisha attempt mass suicide after son death

This tragic incident took place in Lahandabud. Currently, all five family members are battling for their lives. 

As per a Hindustan Times report, a 55-year-old woman, along with her 33-year-old son, three daughters aged 30 to 38 years were admitted to the district hospital in a critical condition on Tuesday.

Police say that one of the daughters, who first tried to hang herself before drinking poison, has been shifted to another hospital after her condition became critical. 

Following initial investigation, the police got to know that the five members of the family were sad and depressed after their 22-year-old son, identified as Dipak Biswal died few days ago. He had met with an accident two years ago and since then had not been in good health.

"The family head Golak Bihari Biswal, who was an employee of PSU Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, had also died after retiring from service in 2016. After the accident involving Dipak in 2018, the family had spent over Rs 30 lakh on his treatment but there was very little recovery. On Monday, he was admitted to a nursing home after his condition deteriorated but he passed away,” Suchismita Mohanty, inspector of BTM police station said.

Meanwhile, a woman from the Biswal family, who also attempted suicide, stated that the family was could not bear the loss of their son. "After Dipak's death on Monday, we all decided to take our lives and consumed phenyl and other chemicals," the woman cried. 

அரசியல், விளையாட்டு, நாட்டுநடப்பு, குற்ற சம்பவங்கள், வர்த்தகம், தொழில்நுட்பம், சினிமா, வாழ்க்கை முறை என பலதரப்பட்ட சுவாரஸ்யமான செய்திகளை தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு கிளிக் செய்யவும்      



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