Delhi: Cop’s Wife Found Hanging, Kids Unconscious At Home In Ghitorni Village

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Delhi cop wife dead: The wife of a police constable was found dead at home in Ghitorni village, Delhi, officials informed Friday. Investigation is underway in what is a suspected case of suicide, where the woman allegedly hung herself.

The couple’s two sons were found in an unconscious state in the bathroom and rushed to hospital. Reports say the two boys are undergoing treatment and while the older son is recovering, the condition of the younger one is still critical.

Delhi Cop Wife Dead In Suspected Suicide

The bodies were recovered when police received a call saying no one was answering the door to their house.

“Police reached the spot at Ghitorni village and the door of the house was found latched from inside. Later, police broke the door down and found Rajesh, wife of Constable Sushil, hanging from ceiling fan inside the house,” DCP Ingit Pratap Singh was quoted saying.

Officials said the couple had been married since 2014. No legal action has been taken yet, as police await a complaint in the case.

Numbers Of Homemakers Who Die By Suicide Rise

According to an IndiaSpend analysis, over 20,000 homemakers die by suicide annually since 2001.

Data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) 2019 reflects that homemakers accounted for over half of female victims of suicide at 51.5 percent. Out of total 1,39,123 people who died by suicide, homemakers constituted 21,359 by numbers.