West Bengal News: Australia defeated India by 6 wickets in the title match of the Cricket World Cup played on Sunday at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Saddened by this defeat, a 23-year-old youth from West Bengal allegedly ended his life by suicide. The family members of the deceased youth gave information in this regard to the police.
Police said that the incident took place near the cinema hall of Beliatore police station area of Bankura district on Sunday (November 19) at around 11 pm. He told that the deceased youth has been identified as Rahul Lohar.
The deceased youth used to work at a clothes shop
Uttam Sur, a relative of Rahul, said that he worked at a clothing shop in the area and had taken leave on Sunday to watch the final match. Sur said that he hanged himself in his room after being saddened by India’s defeat to Australia.
Police registered a case of unnatural death
Sur claimed that there was no such problem in his life. Police said Rahul’s body was sent to Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital for post-mortem on Monday (November 20) morning and a case of unnatural death has been registered.
He told that there was no one in the house at the time of the incident. Police declined to comment on the cause of death, saying the investigation was ongoing.
PM Modi encouraged the players in the dressing room
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reached the dressing room to encourage the cricketers who were disappointed by the defeat. Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja, while sharing a photo with PM Modi on social media ‘X’, wrote that our tournament was very good but yesterday we lost. We are all sad but people’s support is encouraging us. PM Modi’s visit to the dressing room yesterday on Sunday was special and very inspiring.
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