Man Kills Self Over Wife’s Extra-Marital Affair In Puri, Suicide Live on Facebook


Puri: Mentally disturbed over his wife’s extra-marital affair, a young man man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree and shockingly used the Facebook Live video streaming service to broadcast his confession online at Gadabhingura village in Puri district today.

The deceased has been identified as Santanu Patra as mentioned on his Facebook account. Santanu Patra took the most extreme step in the wee hours today after coming live on social media for at least 17 minutes.

If the live video witnessed on Facebook is to be believed, Santanu Patra is seen complaining about his wife continuing an illicit and amoral affair with another man named Amaresh Swain, with whom she was already in a relationship before her marriage. The deceased’s wife, who works as a nurse at a private nursing home in Cuttack had also got pregnant before her marriage to Santanu Patra.

The deceased’s Facebook account also informs that the lover of the wife of Santanu, Amaresh Swain was also in contact with him and had submitted several photographs to prove the intimacy level of the duo’s illicit relationship.

A marital discord had already been developed between Santanu and his in-laws’ family over the issue a few months back, following which the girl’s family had lodged a case of dowry torture at Puri Sadar Police Station.

A pall of gloom has descended on Gadabhingura village following the incident. The shocking incident has sent flutters in entire Puri district.


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