October 17, 2021

Young woman commits suicide in Jacobabad

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Young woman commits suicide in Jacobabad

JACOBABAD Sep 18,2021- A young woman in Jacobabad has reportedly committed suicide by poisoning herself.

Arifa wife of Aijaz Buledi, a resident of Thall Pul, Civil Lines Police Station allegedly took poisonous drugs to end her life. She was mother of one child.

Heirs said Arifa was mentally disturbed, and not right, which is why she reported poisoning.

Police said the doctor has been called home and action will be taken based on the medical report.

According to  Sindh police search conducted in 2020, as many as 1,287 persons, including 586 females, committed suicide in over last five years across the province.

Data compiled by the Sindh police for a study about suicides in the province said that 681 Muslims and 606 Hindus ended their life between Jan 1, 2014 and June 30, 2019. It said 702 of them aged between 21 and 40.

The study was carried out by a newly established research wing of the police.

In Hyderabad division, a total of 299 people, including 116 females, committed suicide with 191 victims aged between 21 and 40. Some 187 were Muslims and 112 Hindus.

In Shaheed Benazirabad range, 181 persons, including 75 females, ended their life and 91 of them aged between 21 and 40. Among the victims, 139 were Muslims and 42 Hindus.

In Karachi range, 107 people, including 25 females, committed suicide and 68 of them aged between 21 and 40.

In Larkana range, 48 people, including 12 females, committed suicide with 25 aged between 21 and 40. Among the deceased, 47 were Muslims and one was Hindu.

In Sukkur, only six persons, including two women, committed suicide during the period and three of them aged between 21 and 40. Five of them were Muslims and one was Hindu.

A total of 1,287 persons also attempted to end their life across the province during the given period.