New Delhi, Oct. 21 -- Investigations into the deaths of St Stephen's College adhoc assistant professor and his mother has revealed that the man may have allegedly forced his mother into a suicide pact some days ago. The plan, however, then didn't materialise because she backed out, police said.

Investigators said the man's colleagues and family friends had been regularly talking to them and trying their best to discourage them from ending their lives.

"A witness has confirmed that the man had told him that he had tried to force his mother to commit suicide once earlier, but she had backed out then," said A Koan, deputy commissioner of police (outer)

Police have also recovered two knives from the bedroom of the Pitampura flat, where the 5...