Geeta Phogat’scousin discovered lifeless in Haryana


Ritika, 17, cousin of Olympic wrestler Geeta Phogat was discovered lifeless at Haryana’s Charkhi Dadri.

The teenage wrestler was disillusioned over having misplaced Rajasthan State-level wrestling championship by a slender margin on March 14, stated the police.

She was discovered hanging at her uncle and legendary wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat’s home on March 15, stated Sub-Inspector Dilbagh Singh, Station Home Officer, Jhojhu Kalan. The incident got here to the fore when she didn’t flip up for dinner and the relations went to test on her.

A autopsy was performed and the physique handed over to the household. Hailing from Rajasthan, {the teenager} had been staying with the Phogats since 2016 and coaching on the wrestling academy run by Mr. Phogat.“She was decided to win the championship, however a slender defeat left her vastly disillusioned,” stated Mr. Singh. Her cousin Babita Phogat, a Commonwealth Gold Medallist wrestler, in a tweet, stated it was a second of grief for all the household.

Suicide prevention helpline: Sanjivini, Society for Psychological Well being, Phone: 011-4076 9002, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7.30 p.m.

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