Chandigarh | City Shaken With 7 Suicide & 2 Murder Cases During March 2017

March was the month of tragedy and misfortune for the people of Chandigarh as the city recorded 7 suicide cases and 2 murders. The city once known for happiness and prosperity is now in the limelight for wrong reasons.

On March 1, a 31- year old Dentist committed suicide by jumping off from the fourth floor of her residential building at Darshan Vihar in sector 68. As per the preliminary investigation, she ended her life due to depression.

A Doctor in Chandigarh Commits Suicide by Jumping from 4th Floor

On March 8, a 19-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself in his room due to peer pressure and depression. The victim was a residents of Khuda Lahora and a student of class 12th. He had twice failed in his exam and was preparing to appear in the examination for the third time.

19 Year Old Leaves his 12th Exams & Commits Suicide in Chandigarh

On March 13, Varinder Singh (26) was murdered by a group of 10-12 men. The victim was a resident of Saketri village and was killed because of the rivalry between the accused and the brother of the deceased that aroused during a cricket match they played.

This Brutal Murder in Chandigarh Will Leave You Shocked

On March 13, a 19-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging herself in her PG at Sector 22, Chandigarh. The victim was from Mandi, Himachal Pradesh and was doing preparations for her Pre-Medical Entrance examination. The cause for her suicide is still not known as she did not leave any suicide note behind.

19 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide in Sector 22 Chandigarh

On March 19,  Seerat Kaur (35) shot her husband, Aikom Singh Dhillon (40) with a 9mm pistol at their residence in Mohali Phase-3B1. The couple was married for 12 years ago and had 2 kids. She even tried to dispose off the body by packing it in a suitcase and driving it in a BMW to a secluded area.

Mohali Woman Murders Husband | Body Found Stuffed in Suitcase


On March 20, a 17- year old boy committed suicide by jumping in front of a train on Kharar – Chandigarh railway track. The victim was the resident of Manauli village and was under depression when he took his life.

17 Year Old Chandigarh Boy Commits Suicide by Jumping in Front of Train

On March 22, a 33- years old woman committed suicide by hanging herself at her home in Sector 78, Mohali. The reason for the suicide was the trivial fight between the victim and her husband over their son’s first birthday celebrations.

Chandigarh Woman Commits Suicide After an Argument With Husband Over Son’s 1st Birthday

On March 28, an 18- year old boy committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in sector 20, Chandigarh. The victim was a B.Sc first-year student and had left no suicide note behind. On the very same day, a 12th class girl took her life by consuming some poisonous substance when she was alone at her home in Panchkula. The reason for suicide is unknown in both the cases.

Chandigarh | An 18 Year Old Boy & 12th Class Girl Commit Suicide

We hope Chandigarh never gets to see such cases in the future.


Yamini S. Verma

A dreamer and a go-getter, this is how she defines herself. With seven- plus years of experience in Journalism, Yamini has worked with various publications in print and online. With an inclination towards photography, she dreams to go on around the world tour someday and capture the beauty of nature through her lens. You can write to her at
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