Bhubaneswar Bizman, Who Consumed Liquid Cleaner After Wife’s Suicide, Succumbs

Bhubaneswar: Two weeks after he allegedly consumed poison on finding that his wife had hanged herself to death, Bhubaneswar-based businessman Sanjay Periwal (42) died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Hyderabad on Sunday.

The couple is survived by a 17-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old son.

According to sources, the children were away in school when Sanjay’s wife Sanjana (39) hanged herself from the ceiling of their flat at Chintamaniswar in Laxmisagar area on July 15 here over a suspected family feud.

Sanjay owned a garments shop in the city and the couple was married for 19 years.

Police had said Sanjana usually accompanied her husband to their garments shop in Budheswari Colony every day. She excused herself on the fateful day and said that she would arrive late. When she did not reach the shop, Sanjay sent his nephew to their flat to check on her and he found the woman hanging from a ceiling fan. Sanjay rushed back home. Finding her dead, he went to the washroom and swallowed liquid cleaner.

The couple reportedly had a fight before Sanjay left for the shop.


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