Three of a family commit suicide over financial crisis in Kochi

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Girija, her daughter Rajitha, and Rajitha’s husband Prashanth were identified as the deceased.

Prashanth and Rajitha

Kochi: Three of a family committed suicide at Sreekala route in Vennala. Girija, her daughter Rajitha and Rajitha’s husband Prashanth were identified as the deceased. It is stated in the suicide note that they were undergoing serious financial crisis.

Girija and Prashanth hanged themselves to death while Rajitha consumed poison. Rajitha’s daughters found the bodies and informed neighbours. The girls are aged five and twelve.

House is which the family lived | Photo: Mathrubhumi

Prashanth was running a flour mill. The suicide note read that they had a debt of over Rs 1 crore.

(Suicide is not a solution to any problem. Seek the help of a mental health expert if you are in distress. Toll-free helpline number-1056)

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