Tuesday, May 28, 2024

A youth dies by suicide after India’s shocking defeat in Cricket World Cup final

23-year-old boy from the Jajpur district allegedly died by suicide after being unable to bear India’s shocking defeat against Australia in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final.

The incident took place at Jari Panchayat Kulasahi village under Binjharpur police station of Jajpur district of Odisha.

Police said that the deceased was identified as 23-year-old Devranjan Das and he was found hanged in his neighbor’s house on Monday morning. “After being spotted, his body was taken to Jajpur district headquarters hospital for an autopsy, but the doctors declared him dead,” a senior police official said.

According to the Deveranjan family members, the 23-year-old was suffering from some mental disorder and was under medication. He was watching the India versus Australia summit clash and might have hanged himself to death after the Pat Cummins-led side defeated the Men in Blue.

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