Couple commits suicide for living happy life

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Suicide Hanging
Panaji, Oct 8: A 39-year-old techie, Ravi Anand and his wife Deepa Ranthideva, 36 committed suicide by hanging themselves in their flat in Panaji. The suicide note said that they had "lived a very eventful and happy life together".

Police had to break down the door of their flat at Merces on the outskirts of Panaji on Oct 8, when neighbours breathed foul smell from the flat. The couple hanged themselves on Oct 6 from two nooses suspended from a ceiling hook.

A suicide note addressed to 'whomsoever concerned" by the couple said in a clinically, calm tenor, that they were ending their lives because they had "lived a very eventful and happy life together".

The suicide note also revealed that Ravi and Deepa believed in the philosophy that their life belonged to them alone and they "had the right to choose death as much as they had the right to live" and they had travelled the world, made money and lived life to the fullest.

Police also found a document which listed a couple of properties owned by them and an inventory like wish list of items to be handed over to their friends and relatives.

According to police, Anand originally hailed from Tamil Nadu and worked for a US based software firm, Talisma and his wife was from Bangalore. They were in India for a while now.

Police also said that Anand did not have a good relation with his parents. His parents on Oct 8 asked the police in written to dispose of the bodies “because they were too old to travel".

Anand had cut himself off from his parents from long time, the police said. A case of unnatural death has been registered by the police.

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