A man along with his wife and teenage daughter were found to have hanged themselves at their house in Ahmedabad’s Naroda locality on Thursday, September 13. Police officials suspect that the three committed suicide under the influence of black magic.
Those dead include Kunal Trivedi (50), his wife Kavita Trivedi (45) and their daughter Shrin Trivedi (16).
“We recovered a suicide note, which appears to be penned by Kunal Trivedi, saying he was under the influence of black magic,” inspector H B Vaghela said, adding that the note has been sent to the forensic laboratory to verify the handwriting.
The note further said that he (Kunal) told his family members that he was under the spell of black magic, but they did not believe him and instead attributed his problems to his alcohol habit.
The note also said the family was not facing any financial strain. In fact, Kunal Trivedi had lent Rs 14.5 lakh to some people in Madhya Pradesh, inspector Vaghela added.
Bodies of the deceased persons were sent to Civil hospital in Asarwa for postmortem.
The case is being probed from various angles. More inputs in connection with the case is awaited.