Broken-hearted teen girls commit suicide on footpath

Broken-hearted teen girls commit suicide on footpath

Broken-hearted teen girls commit suicide on footpath

Two teenage girls, studying Bachelor of Business Management (BBM), reportedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide on a footpath on Mosque Road in Frazer Town on Saturday. They were reportedly dejected that the boys they loved did not reciprocate.

According to the police, the 18-year-old victims have been identified as Shazia Begum, a resident KG Halli, and Rakhia Begum, from DJ Halli. The two were pursuing BBM I at a private college in Nagawara.

The police said that around noon, the two girls were found unconscious on a pavement on Mosque Road. Passersby, who noticed the them, called the police. The police then took the unconscious girls to a private hospital. The doctors declared Shazia, daughter of a vegetable vendor, brought dead and asked the police to shift Rakhia, daughter of a beef stall owner, to a bigger hospital as her condition was critical.

The police rushed Rakhia to another hospital and she was hospitalised. But she did not respond to the treatment and died around 11 pm, added police.

Meanwhile, the police established their identities and informed their parents. Preliminary investigations revealed that the girls were studying together and were each in love with two boys for the past few months.

They were dejected and upset when their respective boys did not reciprocate. So, they decided to end their lives and together consumed pesticide, a senior police officer said.

“We are investigating how they procured the pesticide. We are yet to talk to the girls’ classmates to get a clear picture of the motive for their suicide,” he said. A case has been registered at the Pulikeshinagar police station.

Man hit by lorry dies

A 39-year-old pedestrian bled to death when a lorry hit him in Peenya Industrial Area on Saturday.

According to police, the deceased, Dayanand, a resident of Rajagopalanagar and an employee of a recreation club, was returning home when the incident occurred.
Around 11 pm, a speeding lorry hit Dayanand, who fell to the ground and his head banged against the road. He immediately bled to death.

The public called the police and took Dayanand to a hospital but he was declared brought dead. The police sent the body for post-mortem and seized the abandoned lorry and are tracing its driver.

A case has been registered at the Peenya Traffic police station. Jumbo tusk seized, 3 heldThree persons trying to sell a 6.5-kg elephant tusk were arrested near Tin Factory on Old Madras Road on Sunday.Vasu Sharma, Nasimullah and Pasha, all from Andhra Pradesh, are the arrested.

During the interrogation, they told the police that a person gave them the tusk and they would get their share once they sell it. However, they are tight-lipped about the person.

A case has been registered at the Mahadevapura police station and investigation is in progress.

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