Man ends life day after his wife’s suicide

Tirupur: A day after his wife ended her life over a family dispute, a 23-year-old man committed suicide near SIDCO at Mudhalipalayam here on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Deep Das of Baksa district in Assam. According to police, Das was married to Sonia Parla, 19, for eight months. “The couple moved to Tirupur a few months ago. Both worked in a knitwear unit at SIDCO and were staying at a rental house at Mudhalipalayam,” said a police officer.

“The couple had quarreled often. Parla also suspected her husband’s fidelity. On Thursday, she set herself on fire. Her neighbours rescued her and took her to the Tirupur government hospital. But she died without responding to the treatment,” the officer said. Das went to the hospital and saw her body after the postmortem, said the officer. “He came back home and committed suicide by hanging from a tree near his house,” the officer said.

They have registered a case and informed victims’ kin about the incidents.

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