In a shocking incident, a woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a pond with her three-year-old son in Bajali district of Assam.

The deceased woman has been identified as 30-year-old Malabika Deka, wife of Mahadev Barman (posted as Constable, ITBP, Uttarakhand).

The woman jumped into a public pond along with her 3-year-old son at Naginipar area under Sarupeta Police Out Post in Bajali district of Assam.

The bodies of the mother-son duo have been recovered from the pond by the SDRF late on Thursday night.

Also read: Assam: AJYCP stages sit-in protest against Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project

The woman committed suicide after an altercation with her husband Mahadev over some family issue, police said.

Meanwhile, the family member of the woman has file an FIR against her husband at Sarupeta Police Out Post.

The victim’s body has been sent for post-mortem to the Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College in Barpeta.

Further investigation into the case is underway.

Sasanka Talukdar

Sasanka Talukdar is Northeast Now Correspondent in Pathsala. He can be reached at: