Woman poisons son to death, attempts suicide
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Last Updated: Friday, February 12, 2010, 21:10
Krishnagar (WB): A woman allegedly poisoned one of her son to death and then attempted to commit suicide by consuming poison at Kadamtala ghat area here in Nadia district, police sources said.

Kakali Chowdhury (27) wife of rickshaw puller allegedly served food laced with poison to her two sons Ritam (7) and Pritam (3) and then attempted suicide by consuming the poisoned food, the sources said.

Mother and the two sons were rushed to Shaktinagar Hospital where Pritam died while Kakali and her elder son were battling for life, the said.

Neighbours alleged that Kakali had taken a loan of Rs 20,000 from a Self Help Group (SHG) and as she was unable to repay the amount she tried to commit suicide.


First Published: Friday, February 12, 2010, 21:10

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