Jharkhand: Six members of a Marwari family allegedly committed suicide in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh district on Saturday. A note from the scene mentions that the family was under a lot of pressure due to debts and losses in business. The deceased includes two men, two children, and two women.
The incident took place in an apartment near Khajanchi Talab in Hazaribagh. The report six people were found dead including the head of the family, two men, two women and two children .Their neighbours had informed the police.
The same report also revealed that a note had been recovered from the scene which mentioned that the family ran a dry fruit shop and was under a lot of pressure due to debts and losses in business.
The police, however, said that they are still investigating the incident, and will be able to offer any clarity only after that.
The news reports claim “five members of members of the Marwari family allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves, the sixth person jumped off the roof of the house”.
The report identified the deceased as Mahavir Maheswari, 70, his wife Kiran Maheshwari, 65, their son Naresh Agrawal, 40, his wife 38-year-old Priti Agrawal, and their two kids — Aman, 8 and Anjali, 6.
This is the second incident in the month of July where an entire family has been found dead. Earlier this month, 11 members of a family in Burari, New Delhi, were found dead in their house.
10 members of the family were found hanging from an iron mesh attached to the ceiling on July 1, while Narayan Devi was found lying on the floor in another room of the house. Reports, claim that the family may have committed suicide, however, the investigation is still underway.