Two women commit suicide in separate incidents

In separate incidents, two women committed suicide by hanging in their houses in Yelahanka and Jnanabharati on Thursday night.

In both the cases, there were no suicide notes, the police said. In the first incident, 33-year-old Netravathi was found hanging at her house in Muneshwaranagara near Jnanabharathi.

The incident came to light on Friday morning when her husband Muniswamy, a contract employee with the Defence ministry, found her hanging, the police said.

According to the police, the couple was married for nine years and had a six-year old daughter. They often quarrelled over financial issues.

Based on the complaint by the victim's parents, Jnanabharathi police booked Muniswamy both for abetment of his wife's suicide and also dowry harassment. Nethravathi's body was handed over to her parents after the postmortem in Victoria Hospital on Friday.

In the second incident, a 23-year-old woman, Anusha, committed suicide by hanging at her house in Chowdeshwarinagar near Yelahanka.

According to the police, Anusha had fallen in love with Shiva Kumar and got married to him. He manufactured and sold cots in the area. The couple has an infant daughter.

Quarrelled frequently

The couple had frequent quarrels over Kumar not finding a regular job after the birth of their daughter. Anusha, on Thursday night, quarrelled with her husband over the issue of visiting her parents' house. In the morning, when the baby started crying uncontrollably, Shiva Kumar went to check and found his wife hanging. The Yelahanka police have taken up a case of unnatural death and are investigating.

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