Three of a family die by suicide in Andhra Pradesh


by IANS | Sat, Mar 23, 2024, 12:23 PM

Amaravati, March 23 (IANS) Three members of a family died by suicide in Andhra Pradesh's YSR (Kadapa) district after their land record was allegedly tampered with by local revenue officials.

Subba Rao (47), a weaver, his wife and daughter ended their lives as they were unable to sell their three acres land following changes in official record pertaining to it.

The shocking incident occurred in Kotha Madhavaram in Vontimitta mandal on Saturday.

Padmavathi (41) and her daughter Vinay (17) were found hanging at their house. Subba Rao killed himself by jumping under a train in the same village.

Police found a suicide note. The family was upset over not being able to sell their three acres land as in the official records the ownership was changed. Subba Rao wrote that revenue officials cheated them and they have no option but to end their lives.

Police shifted the bodies for autopsy and took up investigation.

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