Indian wrestler Ritika Phogat commits suicide

Hamna HumailWeb Editor

19th Mar, 2021. 11:42 am
Ritika Phogat

Indian wrestler Ritika Phogat ended her life by committing suicide after losing a wrestling match by a point.

According to Indian media reports, Ratika Phogat, cousin of renowned wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari Phogat, lost in the final round of a wrestling tournament in Rajasthan.

According to Indian police, Ratika was staying at her uncle’s house, where she ended her life by hanging from a fan after the defeat.

It is reportedly said that Ratika lost by one point in the final of the wrestling competition.


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Geeta Phogat confirmed the sudden death of her cousin in an Instagram post and said that it is a sad occasion for the whole family.

She also said that Ratika was a brave, fearless, promising and intelligent wrestler. They do not know why she took this step.

Geeta Phogat said that defeat is a part of life but extreme measures should not be taken under any circumstances.

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