7 suicides in two days rock City

Seven persons, including two students, committed suicide in the City over the last two days.Harshita, 16, a first year pre-university student, was found hanging at her house in Peenya on Thursday.

According to police, Harshita was staying with her relatives and was suffering from abdominal pain. The incident came to light when her relative, Sharada, returned home and her knocks on the door were not responded to. She peeped through the window only to find Harshita hanging from a ceiling fan with a saree.

Harshita was a student of government college, Malles­w­a­ram. The girl has not left behind any death note, police added.

Another first year pre-university student, Surabhi Bhat, ended her life by hanging herself at her house Thursday evening. Police said Surabhi Bhat, 16, was a resident of Second Cross, D’Souza Nagar, Hosakerehalli. Bhat committed suicide when her parents were away. The reason for the extreme step is not known.


Woman ends life

Mamatha, 24, wife of a software engineer committed suicide by hanging herself at her house in Electronics City police limits. She was married to Ajay Kumar for two years and the couple had no children. The incident came to light when Kumar returned home from  work. There was no death note and the reason for the suicide is yet to be ascertained, police said.

Sudhamani M S, a working woman, was found hanging at her house in Doddabommasandra Thursday evening. According to police, in a death note, Sudhamani, who was three months’ pregnant, had blamed her lecturer-husband for her death. The couple were married for six and a half years.

In an another case,  42-year-old self-employed man, identified as S Guruswamy was found hanging at his residence in the Mahalakshmi Layout police station limits. According to the police, Guruswamy had hanged himself with the same rope his wife had used to attempt suicide.

“It was his wife who wanted to commit suicide. However, Guruswamy, who noticed his wife’s attempt convinced her against it. Later, he was found hanging using the same rope,” the investigating officer said.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that Guruswamy and his wife had fought about two days ago and that both of them were upset.

The problem began when Guruswamy’s father did not include his name in the will. This had upset his wife who was pestering him to talk to his family and get a share of the property, the police said. Guruswamy was in the business of organising adventure camps.

The body of an unidentified man aged between 30 and 35 years was found hanging from a tree branch at a park close to Attiguppe Park on Friday. A few local residents alerted the police who shifted the body to Victoria Hospital.

Raju, 34, a resident of Parvathipura was found dead at his residence. Married nine years ago, Raju and his wife had no children. This, apparently, drove Raju to take the extreme step, it is said. A complaint in this regard has been registered.

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