Newlywed hangs herself

Newlywed hangs herself

Geeta, 20, a newlywed woman, hung herself to death at her residence in K P Agrahara, on Monday afternoon.

A native of Malavalli, Mandya, she was married to Raghavendra, a labourer with a tie-making factory in City. Geeta was found hanging in her bedroom by her mother-in-law.
Geeta’s parents have alleged  that constant harassment over dowry led their daughter to take the extreme step.

K P Agrahara Police have registered cases against Raghavendra and his mother under Sections 306  of the Indian Penal Code for abetment to suicide.
They have also filed them under 498A for harassment and under the Dowry Prohibition Act and arrested them.

Driver mowed down

A driver with National Travels, Rajendra, 65, who was asleep under the shade of a bus, was run over by another bus on Monday evening.

The bus had been reversing out of a garage inside the Wipro Campus at Electronic City.
National Travels has a contract with Wipro to bring and drop its employees.

According to police, the incident occured at a garage inside Wipro Campus near Gate 6, where all private buses that fetch and drop the company's employees are parked.
Electronic City Traffic Police have registered a case.

The driver, whose bus ran over Rajendra, abandoned the vehicle and fled from the scene.