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Woman along with two children die after consuming pesticide


RAJKOT: In a suicide pact, a girl, her four-year-old son and five-year-old daughter died after she made them devour pesticide after which fed on it herself in Piyava village of Visavadar taluka in Junagadh district on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Aruna Savaliya (35), Laksha Savaliya (4) and Rashi Savaliya (five).


“While Laksha died at Visavadar Civil Hospital, Aruna died at Junagadh Civil Hospital and Rashi died on her way to Rajkot Civil Hospital. Though the actual reason for the crime is yet to be ascertained, our preliminary investigation suggests that common home quarrels between Aruna and her husband Harsukh was the explanation,” said Dilubha Gadhvi, head constable of Visavadar police station.


Aruna and Harsukh were married 10 years in the past. Harsukh is a farmer. This is the second incident of mass suicide reported from Visavadar taluka prior to now one week. On February 3, a girl along side her 3 youngsters died after she and her youngsters plunged into a neatly in Jetalvad village.




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