Two commit sucide due to death of ‘elder sister’

June 7th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Two youths committed suicide by jumping in front of a train here Saturday because a schoolteacher they looked up to as their “elder sister” had died of illness, police said. “One of the deceased, Ajay Kumar, was the son of a police constable. The other, Sarvesh, was the son of a mason. They were both in their twenties and jumped in front of a running train at about 5.30 a.m. at the Durgaganj crossing,” Panna Lal, Kakori station officer, told IANS.

According to a suicide note recovered from one of the bodies, the youths ended their lives due to the death of a schoolteacher on June 3.

“The note mentioned that they used to consider the woman their elder sister and were shocked by her death,” said Lal.

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