Mass suicide in Midnapore


Midnapore: In a shocking incident five sisters of a family committed suicide at Uro Gram area under Jamboni police station. The girls are Saraswati, Soma, Baby, Palang, Namita and Puja.

Mangal Nayak a family member told, the sisters have gone out to a nearby field to attend natures call on Monday night, after a long time when the girls did not return, the family got worried and went in search of the girls. The sisters were found wreathing in pain at a nearby field.

The girls were taken to the Jhargram Hospital but unfortunately four of them died during treatment. The sole survivor Puja was shifted to Midnapore Medical College.

Although the reason of such drastic step by the sisters is not yet known. According to a family member the sisters were forced to commit suicide by the humiliation heaped upon by the villagers targeting their character.