Noida: Man Ends Life in Hotel Room Due to Financial Crisis Due to Pandemic


A man committed suicide in Noida [Representative image]| Photo credit: iStock Images

Highlights

  • The 32-year-old is said to have taken an extreme step due to financial difficulties.
  • In her final note, the victim said she worked in a private company but the pandemic crisis robbed her of her job.

Noida: A 32-year-old man facing financial difficulties reportedly ended his life by inhaling nitrogen in a room at an Oyo hotel in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, near Delhi on Thursday. A suicide note was found on the spot.

The deceased was identified as Rakesh Das. On Thursday evening, he checked in at an Oyo hotel in Sector 12 with a bottle of nitrogen. As he did not respond, hotel staff alerted the police. As a result, the police arrived and broke the window in the room. Das was found unconscious in the room. He had inhaled gaseous nitrogen. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said a note allegedly written by the victim was found at the scene. In her final note, the victim said she worked at a private company but had lost her job due to the pandemic. He borrowed Rs 5 lakh to take care of his family. He did not return the money, however. Recently he started working as a Zomato delivery executive. A few weeks ago his wife gave birth to a baby, which took a toll on her expenses, Das wrote in the letter, Indian express reported.

In another incident, a woman allegedly committed suicide after her husband and stepmother harassed her for the dowry. The incident took place in the Dhanas area of ​​Chandigarh.

The father of the now deceased woman, in his police complaint, said that in April 2016, he married his daughter to a resident of Dhanas, identified as Budh Ram aka Deepak. Shortly after the wedding, Deepak and her mother Naina Devi began to harass the complainant’s daughter for the dowry. On June 11, she reportedly ended her life by hanging herself for dowry harassment.

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