After a woman committing suicide along with her three-year-old son by jumping in a pond in Assam’s Bajali district, the body of another woman of the same family was found floating in a pond.

The woman, who died on Saturday, has been identified as Sangita Barman of Sarupeta.

Her body was found floating in a pond in the Naginipur area of Sarupeta under Assam’s Bajali district.

On Thursday evening a woman with along with 3-year-old son committed suicide in the Naginipur area by jumping in a pond.

Later, the woman, identified as one Malabika Deka (30).

Her husband, Mahadev Barma, is serving as a constable at Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) posted in Uttarakhand.

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The woman allegedly took the extreme step following an altercation with her husband over some family issues.

As per reports, the family members of the woman have lodged an FIR with the police against her husband soon after the incident.

On Saturday, the body of 30-year-old Sangita Barman, who is a sister of Mahadev Barman, was found floating in a pond in the same area.

However, the cause of the death could be ascertained.

It could be ascertained only after the post-mortem report comes, police said.

Meanwhile, locals demand proper investigation into the case.

Sasanka Talukdar

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