Woman, son commit suicide over poverty in Malkangiri
Malkangiri: A woman and her six-year-old son committed suicide after consuming poison at Telaroi village of Kalimela block under MV 79 police limits in Malkangiri district on Saturday.
The deceased woman has been identified as Muke Padiami and her six-year-old son Muna. The woman’s husband had died four years ago following a prolonged illness.
Locals residing near the woman’s house saw the woman and her sons, Debendra and Muna, lying on the ground this morning and immediately rushed them to a nearby hospital.
While the woman and her six-year-old son died, Debendra (8) is undergoing treatment at the village Community Health Centre (CHC). The condition of Debendra is stated to be critical.
While the exact reason behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, locals suspect that the woman committed suicide due to her poor financial condition.