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Man dies after consuming pesticide over failed love affair

Press Trust of India  |  Krishnagar(WB) 

A man, who consumed pesticide to commit suicide as his lover was avoiding him, died at a hospital in Nadia district today.

Sujit Nieogi (25) of Bibadipally area under the jurisdiction of Shantipur police station was in love with a woman of Radhanagar area, the local people said.

The woman recently starting avoiding Sujit as she was having a love affair with another man, the locals alleged.

The family members Sujit claimed that he went into depression as his lover was avoiding him and seeing a new boyfriend. He consumed pesticide on Sunday to commit suicide.

Sujit died today at the Kalyani JNM hospital after which the local people of his locality demonstrated before the house of his lover alleging that she was responsible for his death, police said.

The woman and her new lover were detained for questioning as a complaint was lodged alleging that they were responsible for the suicide of Sujit, the police said.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 21:28 IST