BANKURA & JAIPUR, Nov. 21, 2023 (TBINN)
Two persons allegedly committed suicide in West Bengal’s Bankura and Odisha’s Jajpur after India lost to Australia in the Cricket World Cup’s final, officials said.
Rahul Lohar, aged 23, took the extreme step near a cinema hall in Beliatore Police Station area of Bankura, following India’s six-wicket loss to Australia in Ahmedabad, they said.
Heartbroken by the result, he hung himself in his room, Lohar’s brother-in-law Uttam Sur said, according to police. His body was sent to the Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital for post-mortem examination and case of unnatural death was registered, Police added.
In Odisha’s Jajpur, another 23-year-old man was found hanging from the terrace of his house at Binjharpur Area, Police said.
The deceased, Dev Ranjan Das, had been undergoing treatment for emotional disorder syndrome, his uncle told the police. After India lost the final, he left home in despair, the family member said.
We have registered an unnatural death case and are awaiting the autopsy report, Indramani Juanga, Officer-in-Charge of Jari Outpost, said.