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Coronavirus scare: 42-year-old businessman in quarantine commits suicide in Gujarat

Vinodbhai Purushottambhai Chaurasia was put on quarantine on March 20. Police said his quarantine period ended on Friday and the coronavirus test reports were negative.

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Gandhinagar Updated on: April 04, 2020 8:08 IST
Coronavirus scare: 42-year-old businessman in quarantine
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Coronavirus scare: 42-year-old businessman in quarantine commits suicide in Gujarat

A 42-year-old man in Gujarat's Palanpur who was put under 14-day quarantine period has committed suicide, police said. Vinodbhai Purushottambhai Chaurasia was put on quarantine on March 20. Police said his quarantine period ended on Friday and the coronavirus test reports were negative.

Police said he was troubled by family feuds and constant quarrelling within the family.

Chaurasia was involved in a transport business in Morbi district. His family was in Palanpur.

Due to the nationwide lockdown in view of COVID-19, he had returned to his home in Palanpur on March 20. The health authorities had put him under quarantine.

Vinod committed suicide by hanging himself on the top floor of his house. He is survived by his wife Manisha, 40, daughters Trishala, 10, Niharika, 5, and two-and-a-half-year-old son Aryan.

Police are investigating the matter. A case of accidental death has been registered.

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