Drowning in debts, bank employee commits suicide with family by jumping in a well

Aug 01, 2018, 15:20 IST | mid-day online desk

The deceased have been identified as the bank's cash van driver Vinod Baraskar, his wife Sushila Baraskar, and their four-year-old daughter Purvi

Drowning in debts, bank employee commits suicide with family by jumping in a well
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Suicide due to debts are quite a common phenomenon in India. Many people succumb to the pressures of debt and turn to taking their life. One such incident occurred recently, A debt-ridden Central Bank employee killed himself along with his wife and daughter by jumping in a well in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district, police said.

The deceased have been identified as the bank's cash van driver Vinod Baraskar, his wife Sushila Baraskar, and their four-year-old daughter Purvi.

The Baraskars had gone for their daughter's medical check-up on Tuesday morning but did not return. Their bodies were later found in a well, 30 km from the district headquarters.

According to Saikheda Police Station Sub-Inspector, O.P. Sharma, he got to know about the incident on Tuesday afternoon. The bodies were then sent for post-mortem in the district hospital.

A suicide note was found which read: "I have a debt of over Rs 2 lakh. The debtors are troubling me, so I'm committing suicide along with my family."

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