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Sanya 01 Aug, 2018 14:30 67859 4

From Burari To Ranchi, Is 'Suicide Pact' An Emerging Trend To End Life?

There have been almost 30 deaths allegedly linked to the new emerging trend of suicide pact. 

'Suicide Pacts’ have seen a rise in the last few months and even if we keep aside Burari and Ranchi incidents, where the entire family have committed suicide, there are accounts of other incidents where couples, the family of three or more have committed suicide by giving in to different problems. Police in many cities is investigating this emerging trend and the possibility of a common thread between them.

Suicidal pact, if defined literally, is an agreed plan between two or more individuals to commit suicide together. 

Here are a few instances that are being suspected as cases of suicide pacts: