East Godavari District: A man committed suicide after his younger brother died accidentally. The incident took place on Monday at Maredumilli.
According to the police and locals, Bathula Suman (25) died after a fall from a building near his house. His elder brother Samson (30) was unable to digest that Suman had died. He committed suicide by consuming pesticide within 1 hour of his brother's death. His family members learned of the matter and shifted him to a local PHC. On Monday night, he was shifted to Kakinada GGH. He died on the same night while undergoing treatment. After their father died few years ago, they lived with their mother and sister. It is learned that they worked as daily wage labourers.
Recently, in a similar incident, Depressed over constant bickerings, two women committed suicide. According to police, Jamal and Kalavathi have three sons. The second son Bala was married to Venkata Lakshmi eight years ago and the youngest one is still not married. They all live in Bandi Aatmakuru as farm labourers. There were some misunderstandings between Lakshmi and her mother-in-law over field work.
A depressed Kalavathi attempted suicide by consuming pesticide. Lakshmi shifted her to Nandyala government hospital where she died while undergoing treatment. On the same day, Lakshmi too attempted suicide and died on her way to Kurnool hospital. Based on a complaint given by Lakshmi's mother Seshamma, the police filed a case and started probing the matter.