Woman commits suicide

A woman allegedly committed suicide at Shivapura in the taluk on Monday morning. The deceased has been identified as Vatsala (19), wife of Mahesh from Somanahalli in the taluk.

Vatsala allegedly committed suicide unable to tolerate the harassment meted out to her by her in-laws. Vatsala, who belongs to a Scheduled Tribe, had fallen in love with Mahesh of Koramashetty community before marrying him.

Mahesh’s mother Sannamma and father Rajanna are alleged to have harassed Vatsala. Following continuous harassment, Vatsala is reported to have committed suicide. Sannamma and Rajanna are absconding. Town police have registered a case.

Cyclist killed

A person, who had been hit by an unidentified vehicle in Alur on June 13, succumbed to the injuries on Sunday night. The deceased has been identified as Ashok (45), son of Ankaiah, a resident of Maddur. An unidentified vehicle rammed into Ashok when he was returning on a bicycle after finishing work at Gejjalagere Garments.

He was rushed to the district hospital for treatment. However, he died at the hospital. Town police have registered a case.

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