5 members of a family committed suicide in Assam’s Gossaigaon

Guwahati: In a sensational incident reported from Assam’s Gossaigaon under Kokrajhar district, five members of a family have committed suicide on Monday due to reasons unknown.

Kokrajhar police said the head of the family, his wife and their three girl children were found hanging in their house. The head of the family has been identified as Nirmal Paul and the incident has been reported in Tuslibeel in Gossaigaon.

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The other members of the family, who were found hanging in their house, have been identified as Mollika Paul, Puja Paul, Niha Paul and Dipa Paul.

The cause of taking the extreme step by the members of the family is yet to be known.

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It has been learnt that after the neighbours did not see any of the members of the family in the morning on Monday, they went to their house but only to find the family members dead by hanging.

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On being informed, a team of high-level police officials, including the sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) of Gossaigaon and the officer-in-charge of Gossaigaon police station, has reached the spot of the incident.

A police official said, “We have started an investigation into the incident.”

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