Two women end lives

Two women end lives

Rekha (19) was found hanging at her house in Lakshmidevinagar in Rajagopalnagar. Police said, Rekha had married Rajesh eight months ago. She was found hanging when Rajesh returned home in the evening. In a complaint to police, Jayanna, the girl’s father alleged that Rajesh used to harass her for dowry.

In Mahadevapura, Savithramma (24) died after allegedly setting herself ablaze. Dowry harassment by her husband Manjunath is allegedly the reason for her taking the extreme step. Neighbours rushed to her to Victoria Hospital, where she died later. The police are searching for Manjunath.