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Man commits suicide over family feud in Odisha’s Cuttack

5/07/2022 at 9:40 AM

Cuttack, July 5: In an unfortunate incident, a youth reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself over a family feud in the Jagatpur locality of Cuttack district.

The deceased has been identified as Pratap Majhi, a resident of Gunthapada village under Jagatpur police limits.

As per reports, there was a dispute in Pratap’s family as he had married another woman during the lifetime of his first wife without divorce. His first wife had registered a complaint against him with the local police following which he was summoned to the police station.

There it was decided to cover up the incident. Later, Pratap returned home and reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself.

Thereafter, his family members alerted the police who then rushed to the spot and brought the body down before sending it for post-mortem to a nearby hospital.

Further investigation into the matter is underway, said the police.

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