20-year-old ends life after quarrel with mother


The deceased has been identified as Sangeetha, a resident of Manjunathnagar. She took the extreme step as she was upset after picking a quarrel with her mother Jamuna, who is a paralytic.

According to the police, Sangeetha was married to Sundaraj, who works at a lamination centre on West of Chord Road, in March. Jamuna is Sundaraj’s elder sister and Sangeetha was his second wife. He had married his younger sister’s daughter Kavitha 11 years ago. Kavitha died due to heart attack one-and-half-years ago, said the police.
There used to be frequent quarrels between them as Sangeetha was reportedly fed up with her mother’s attitude after she suffered stroke.

On Friday, after Sundaraj left for work the mother and the daughter exchanged heated words over a petty issue. Jamuna threatened to leave the house and go elsewhere.
An upset Sangeetha told her that she would hang herself, went into a room, locked from inside and hanged from a ceiling fan.

A helpless Jamuna, who can’t walk, tried to rescue her daughter and cried for help. A few neighbours immediately rushed and broke open the door, but Sangeetha had already died, added the police.

Held for human trafficking

Two persons have been arrested in connection with human trafficking.
The police said, Abdul Razzaq (24) and Zakir Hussain were trying to send a girl from Bhadravati, Shimoga to Dubai on a fake passport.

Saraswati (name changed) (21) was arrested on October 23 last for attempting to travel to Dubai on a fake passport. On interrogation, she told the police that Abdul Razzaq had befriended her when she was working as a domestic help in Mangalore.
He promised to send her to Dubai through a friend in Mumbai. Later, she was taken to Mumbai and was introduced to three unidentified persons. The accused provided her a fake passport in the name of Naeem Khan after collecting Rs 10,000 and photographs from her.

Later, they directed her to take a flight to Dubai and work there as a domestic help.

Pirated, porn DVDs seized

Suhail (21) of Chaluvadi Palya, Mujahid (21) and Nawab (36) were arrested and pirated and porn DVDs worth Rs 80,000 were recovered from them in Gandhinagar on Friday.

Burglars nabbed

Shabbir Pasha (21) and Pyaru Jaan (27) of Kolar district  who allegedly burgled a house in Ramamurthynagar on May 12 have been arrested and valuables worth Rs 2.75 lakh were recovered from them.

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