Taunted over coronavirus spread after Tablighi meet, Himachal man commits suicide

Lalit Mohan

Tribune News Service

Dharamsala, April 5

A particular person dedicated suicide on Sunday morning in Una district of Himachal Pradesh after villagers allegedly taunted him over the spread of coronavirus post the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Unique Delhi.

Dilshad Muhamud hung himself from the roof of his house located at a hilltop in Bangarh village.

The local police in-fee, Rakesh Kumar, who changed into once fresh on the sphere, stated that Dilshad changed into once taken by police to a regional health center in Una on April 2 as he had come concerned with two those that had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation. He tested unfavourable for coronavirus and changed into once dropped off at his house on Saturday, in an ambulance, Kumar stated.

A file picture of Dilshad Muhamud

Muhamud belonged to the Gujjar community and changed into once concerned in dairy farming. His household belonged to Bangarh village, the place a variety of the Gujjar community is concerned in selling milk in adjoining areas of Punjab and in Una district. His household changed into once listed as a BPL household by the Himachal government, as per the board painted outside his house.

Muhamud’s mother, Usha Devi, stated that some villagers had insulted her son.

“Afraid by the insults he dedicated suicide,” she added

Devi stated that he met all household contributors on Sunday morning, equipped namaz and then went interior a room. When he did now now not come out for long, the household contributors broke start the door and learned him placing.

Muhamud’s companion, Amardeep Kaur, furthermore blamed villagers for insulting her husband. She changed into once inconsolable and stated that although her husband tested unfavourable for coronavirus, some villagers had been out to victimize the household. They’d furthermore stopped taking milk from their household, she claimed. Kaur stated selling milk changed into once the household’s handiest source of earnings. She maintained that her husband had by no map visited Delhi and had stayed at house–nonetheless changed into once mild careworn.

Police in-fee of the gap stated a case may perchance be registered after a post-mortem changed into once performed on the body.

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