Two Indian fans allegedly died by suicide in West Bengal’s Bankura and Odisha’s Jajpur after Australia defeated the Men in Blue by 6 wickets in the ICC World Cup 2023 final.
Rahul Lohar, 23, took his life near a movie theatre around 11 pm on Sunday, following India’s crushing loss.
He hung himself in his room, according to PTI.
His body was sent for post-mortem and, a case of unnatural death was registered.
In Odisha’s Jajpur, a 23-year-old was found hanging from the terrace after the contest.
Dev Ranjan Das was undergoing treatment for emotional disorder syndrome.
After India lost the mega match, he left the home in shock.