Suicide cases are very frequent in India. People commit suicides for a variety of reasons. The level of depression in such victims is very high. They suffer from loneliness, stress, humiliation, fear, heartbreak etc. This girl tried committing suicide and searched on Google for various ways to do so.
But the search-engine handled this case with absolute caution. They took right measures on time and saved a precious life.
Google proved that it has no limitations. This act is undoubtedly commendable. Besides providing answers to every imaginable question, Google is also keen on saving lives.
A 24-year-old girl decided to end her life after her boyfriend left her after. Completely broken from the inside and depressed, all she wanted was to die.
She was even ready with a plan. She planned to jump in the Yamuna river.
Just before the girl tried committing suicide, she had second thoughts for better options.
She decided to search on Google for easier ways to commit suicide. But when she did so, instead of showing her the appropriate results, Google showed a list of suicide helpline numbers.
Unconsciously, she chose one number and dailed it. The call was promptly recieved by the Deputy Inspector General of Police(DIG) of the area.
He assured her that everything will be alright and suggested her to take couselling.
“On January 3, I got a call from the girl on my public number. She was quite nervous and was about to end her life. She told me she had even searched how to kill herself on Google. Among the search results, she told me, she found my number. I heard her out and told her to come to my office so we could talk about it in detail, he said.
She went to his office and told her traumatic experience to the DIG. After listening patiently to her story, he asked the station officer of the women’s police station to take the matter in her hands.
The female inspector gave counselling to the girl. She even talked to the boy and his family to sort out the matter. Moreover she suggested them to ask for better future options.
Finally they submit and all the credit for the good act goes to Google. Instead of showing the ways of committing suicide, it showed the helpline numbers, ultimately saving the girl’s life.