Lockdown takes toll on people of Ludhiana, suicide cases see sharp spike

Ludhiana (Punjab), June 28 (ANI): The number of suicide cases has been increased after the lockdown period in Ludhiana district of Punjab state. “Depression, unemployment and financial problems are some of the reasons behind suicides,” said Akhil Chaudhary, the Deputy Commissioner of Police. “60 suicide cases and 850 complaints of domestic violence were reported before lockdown this year. During lockdown, 100 cases of suicide and 1500 domestic complaints have been registered,” said DCP. “It has also been seen that suicidal tendency is increasing among people between 30-40 age group,” DCP added.