On hearing her cries, neighbours rushed Seema to local hospital, where doctors declared her brought dead. Police have registered a murder case against Pramod and have launched a search to arrest him. He was a drunkard and did odd jobs for living.
The dead body has been identified. He is a truck driver, the SHO said, adding his vehicle was found overturned near his body on the road. Some liquor bottles were also recovered from the site, he said.
According to senior police officers, the 65-year-old woman took her own life after learning that her 35-year-old son, who has been admitted at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital with chest pain and mental depression, would not live for much longer.