Woman, son commit suicide by jumping into Sirhind canal

Woman, son commit suicide by jumping into Sirhind canal

Tibune News Service

Ludhiana, May 1

A mother-son duo committed suicide by jumping into the Sirhind canal. They were suffering from depression as their property was usurped by their relatives. The deceased have been identified as Ramanjit Kaur and her son Gurkaran Singh, residents of Basant Nagar, Gaushala road.

Complainant Manjit Singh, husband of Ramanjit Kaur, said in 2009, his father Kunda Singh had prepared the will of his entire property in the name of his brother Jaspal Singh. In 2018, when we objected to the will, my father got the same cancelled. In the same year, my father died.”

Recently, his brothers Jaspal and Harvinder Singh transferred the land mutation in their names. After Manjit’s wife and son came to know about the development, they went into depression.

“They (wife and son) had also threatened that if my brothers will not give our share of property, they will end their lives. On April 29, the duo left the home without informing me and the next day their bodies were found in the canal. The bodies were noticed by some passers-by who informed the police yesterday,” said the complainant.

ASI Jagdip Singh said a case of abetment to suicide had been registered against Jaspal and Harvinder of Salaudi village.

Trader attempts suicide

A provisional store owner has allegedly attempted to commit suicide with a knife at Gandhi Nagar. He was admitted to the CMCH Hospital, where his condition was stated to be serious.

ACP (Central) Waryam Singh, said Ravinder Kumar (55) runs a provisional store at Gandhi Nagar. This evening he inflicted serious injuries on himself with a knife at his shop. When people found him lying in a pool of blood, they informed the police.

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