Two minors left orphans.
A couple ended their lives unable to come out of the financial disaster attributable to extended lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic.
A barber by occupation Kishore (40) and his spouse Kavitha (38), hailing from Pothanpally in Chegunta Mandal and residing presently in Chilakalaguda of Hyderabad determined to commit suicide having misplaced livelihood and unable to come of the debt entice.
As the hair salon, he ran was closed for a very long time due to COVID, Kishore was burdened with the duty of paying lease for the store, give salaries to the opposite staff, as well as, to run the home and provides lease for the home.
Three days in the past the household of Kishore got here to the village to attend a perform. They frolicked with members of the family and family. On Thursday each of them stated that they had been going to Hyderabad. However, they dropped at Toopran, purchased some pesticide and consumed lacing it in cool drinks at Bangramma temple at Masaipet, about six kilometres from the village.
They had been discovered unconscious by passersby and had been shifted to an area hospital and later to Hyderabad for remedy. While Kavita died on Thursday, Kishore died within the wee hours of Friday. The couple is survived by two sons – Praneeth and Snehit, 15 years and 13 years respectively.
According to family of the deceased household, the primary part of pandemic spelt doom for Kishore. The enterprise was poor and Kishore had to borrow cash to meet all bills. It was said that the household had incurred a loss of about ₹4 lakh within the enterprise. An asset belonging to the household was bought by his father and the quantity was handed over to him to come out of the debt entice. But that would not assist Kishore to overcome the financial scarcity.
The second-wave solely compounded his woes. The household misplaced all hopes as they had been unable to generate any financial assets. Even Kishore’s father, who lent a serving to hand, couldn’t accomplish that this time as his financial situation was additionally not good. He reportedly expressed his helplessness to Kishore, in accordance to sources. Both the kids grow to be orphans.
“The wife and husband struggle a lot to come out of the debt trap. But they lost all hopes and took the extreme step,” Peddi Reddy, sarpanch of the village advised The Hindu, whereas being busy with serving to the household on the hospital to get the our bodies for final rites. Chegunta police registered a case and are investigating.
‘Someone is always there to listen at 040-66202000, in case of any emotional breakdown, at this Hyderabad-based suicide intervention centre, Roshni.’