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Youth Commits Suicide On The Day Of Marriage Reception

2015-02-04 00:19


Kalyani, Jan. 28: Mrinal Sikdar, 32, a civil contractor by profession was found dead at his home in Kalyani on Wednesday, a day after his marriage under mysterious circumstances. His body was found hanging from the ceiling of a outhouse in the morning when the family members were preparing for the 'Bou-bhat' (reception party) scheduled for the evening.

Mrinal got married with girl from Naihati on January 26 and returned home with his newly married bride on Tuesday.

On Wednesday after Police recovered the body and sent for post mortem, the bride’s family informed the police about the bizarre incident separately and took away the girl to her paternal home.

Even though no suicide note was found, but after preliminary investigation, police claimed that the youth committed suicide. An officer of Kalyani police said: “There was no injury mark found on the body. The exact reason could only be ascertained after the post mortem. However, it appears that the youth committed suicide”.

Nirmal Chandra Sakrar, father of the deceased, who runs a grill manufacturing workshop, said: “My son was suffering from depression after some of his close friends escaped his marriage ceremony. We have no idea what happened with them. They had a very close relations. However, the absence of friends shocked him. He told me also on repeated occasion. I apprehend this caused the depression and that led him to finish life”

Members of the bride’s family refused to comment on the matter.

However, the locals are not convinced about the claim of the father of the deceased youth.

Meanwhile, none of the friends of the youth could be contacted for their comments.

Family sources said, ‘On Tuesday evening Mrinal came home with new bride and appeared to be very happy. He was little tired and went to bed early taking the dinner. We never apprehended that he could take such a step”.

An investigating officer of Kalayni police said: “We have started a case of unnatural death into the incident. So far no one has lodged any complaint in connection with the death. Nevertheless, we are looking all the possible aspect behind the death”

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