Pair, 3 Small children Observed Hanging In Residence In Suspected Mass Suicide

Couple, 3 Children Found Hanging In House In Suspected Mass Suicide

Prima facie, the incident transpired among 7 pm on Sunday and 6 am on Sunday.


The bodies of a farmer, his wife, and three little ones were being discovered in their dwelling in a village in Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday, police explained.

Prima facie, it is a situation of suicide, an formal explained.

The bodies of Rakesh Dodwa (27), his wife Lalita Dodwa (25) and their sons Prakash (7) and Akshay (5) were being identified hanging subsequent to each individual other from the ceiling of their kuchha property with rope, even though the overall body of their daughter, Laxmi (9), was located lying on the flooring, an official stated.

Citing preliminary details, police had to begin with said that all five bodies ended up hanging in the residence. Having said that, a villager afterwards knowledgeable the law enforcement that the pair and their two sons had been discovered hanging, even though the girl’s body was lying on the ground of their household in Ravdi village.

“The info about the death of 5 people today at Ravdi village in Sondwa tehsil was acquired at 9.20 AM on Monday,” the police official explained.

A crew headed by the Sub Divisional Officer of Law enforcement (SDOP) of Alirajpur has been constituted to probe the incident as no suicide notice was discovered at the place, he said.

Prima facie, the incident happened concerning 7 pm on Sunday and 6 am on Sunday.

According to police, the spouse and children head Rakesh Dodwa was a farmer. He also used to perform as a mason in Gujarat.

A pet dog squad and a forensic workforce have arrived at the location and gathered fingerprints. A forensic workforce from Indore is also reaching the location, law enforcement said, adding that the postmortem of bodies is videographed. 

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