Rajasthan: Woman, son-in-law die by suicide over alleged love affair
According to police, a woman and her son-in-law, who were allegedly having a love affair, have died by suicide. Dariya (38) and Hotaram Bhil (25) hanged themselves from a tree in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Tuesday. As per the police, they both claimed to have left the house without informing anyone on Monday.
According to reports, the woman, Dariya, fell in love with her son-in-law, Hotaram, the moment she saw him. Hotaram reportedly married Geeta (20), who is the daughter of Nemaram, a native of Khartia, a year ago. The police also claimed the married couple visited their in-laws' home two to three days ago, from where Hotaram and Dariya fled without informing anyone.
The couple killed themselves on the Barmer-Munabao road, 30 kilometers away from the village. Both of them symbolically killed themselves with the same cloth, police said. According to Rural Police Station Officer Parvat Singh, when police were informed about the incident, they went to the spot and recovered their bodies.
In addition, the SHO stated that as the investigation into the case is progressing and more information is coming to the fore, the specific causes of the incident will only be known after the investigation is completed. According to the Rajasthan Police, the bodies have been taken to a government hospital in Barmer for post-mortem.
In case you need help or know someone who does, you can reach out to AASRA for suicide prevention counseling. Their number is 022 2754 6669 (24 hours). You can also contact the Hyderabad-based Roshni NGO at +914066202000 or COOJ at +918322252525. Sneha India Foundation, which works 24X7, can be contacted at +914424640050. Vandrevala Foundation has trained counselors, and their number is 18602662345.