Women dies, husband critical, ‘could be suicide attempt’


Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 25, 2018: One woman died while her husband has been hospitalised in critical condition due to consumption of caustic soda last night.

The women is Leimapokpam ongbi Sundari, alias Abem, 42 and the husband is Leimapokpam Imocha Singh, 47of Ningthem Pukhri Mapal Makha Leirak.

They have a six tears old son. According to the brother of Sundari the couple have been staying in her parental place located at Kongpal Chanam Leikai since March 13.

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According to the brother of Sundari the couple had their dinner together with him and Imocha went from the place for some work. But he came at late mid-night and took his wife along with him at his place and at around 2.30 am today Sundari called to her brother from Imocha’s mobile phone and said she cannot bear the burning sensation in the stomach.

Her brother rushed to Imocha’s place immediately and when he broke inside the house Sundari was lying motionless while Imocha was struggling by running inside the house as both consumed caustic soda, he added.

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The husband and wife were taken to JNIMS hospital. Sundari was referred to Advance Hospital, Palace Compound when Imocha was referred to RIMS hospital for further treatment.

But Sundari died and she was taken to JNIMS morgue for post mortem.


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