Woman ends life two days after husband dies in accident

SRINAGAR: A distressed wife ended her life by jumping into Sindh river two days after her husband died in a road accident in tourist resort of Sonamarg in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, police said today.

Raziya Begum (38), according to her family members, had lost balance after her husband’s death.

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Her body was recovered from Nallah Sindh near village Hayan Kangan, six km from the spot she committed suicide.

The body was handed over to her relatives after conducting post-mortem at Trauma Hospital Kangan.

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SHO Gund Manzoor Ahmad said that they have taken up the investigation.

“However, it is believed that the reason behind taking such extreme step was mental depression,” he said.

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