Jobless Engineer In Debt Kills Mother, Hangs Self | Pune News

Jobless Engineer In Debt Kills Mother, Hangs Self | Pune News
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Pune: 42-year-old civil engineering graduate, currently unemployed, killed his sick 7-year-old mother before hanging herself to death in their second-floor apartment, located at Akshay Garden Company in Dhankawadi Region . The incident happened between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Saturday.
Chief Inspector of Police (SPI) Swati Desai of Sahakarnagar Police informed TOI: “Ganesh Manohar Fartade, who was not married, and his mother, Nirmala Fartade, a patient suffering from blood pressure, diabetes and illness. knee disease, both lived in a 1 BHK. apartment rented from the company for at least the last 12 years. Her father had died earlier and her two aunts live in Erandwane and Salisbury Park.
“Fartade lost his job as an engineer in a private company in March 2021 and was struggling to find a new job. He had serious financial problems after suffering losses on the stock market and also got into debt, ”Desai said, citing a five-page note that Fartade had written on paper and then clicked on the pictures of the notes ultimately sending them to her aunt on WhatsApp.
“He also mentioned that he was worried about his mother’s health and that if he ended her life, his mother would suffer a lot,” Desai added.
“Frustrated by his daily struggle for survival and the expense of his mother’s treatment, Fartade wrote a note explaining the reasons for his drastic action, then sent it to his aunt in Erandwane at around 2:45 a.m.” Inspector Yunus said. Mulani from Sahakarnagar Police.
“Her aunt saw the message around 7 am when she woke up and alerted other relatives. The other aunt from Fartade from Salisbury Park rushed to her apartment and sounded the alarm when she realized the apartment was locked from the inside, ”Mulani added. Police, called to the scene, forced the door open and found Nirmala lying in the bedroom with a rope tied around her neck and a plastic bag covering her face. Fartade was found hanging from a hook in the bedroom ceiling. “The investigation revealed that Fartade gave her mother excess medication to put her to sleep before suffocating her by covering her face with a plastic bag and then strangling her with a rope,” Mulani said. .
“We recovered the cell phone used to mail the note and recorded the statements of his relatives and other witnesses,” he said. He added that a murder and accidental death case was registered later on Saturday evening. “Fartade’s cousin, Shonit Sawant (35) of Erandwane, lodged a complaint in this regard,” Mulani said.


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