New Delhi: A man and his daughter died while his wife was in serious condition after the family allegedly entered into a suicide pact following the death of his young son who was pursuing MBBS in Russia.
Bhagwan Das (48), his daughter Sarita, 20, and wife Sharda, 48, consumed poison at their house at Khera Dabar in Jafarpur Kalan area.
Police reached the spot after getting a PCR call at around 7.15 AM, said Surender Kumar, DCP(south West).
The neighbours and relatives, who discovered the three lying unconscious, rushed them to Rao Tula Ram Hospital.
Doctors declared Bhagwan Das and Sarita dead while Sharda is undergoing treatment and is stated to be in a serious condition.
The family was depressed after the death of Bhagwan Das’ son due to heart attack a fortnight ago. He was a first year student of MBBS in Russia, police said. PTI
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