Chided for bird rearing, boy hangs self

Three more people end their life in the City

The boy took the extreme step after his parents objected to his passion of rearing birds and animals. Police identified the dead as Kumar (14),  a student of BES School. Kumar was attached to pigeons and other animals and use to spend long hours with them. His parents had advised him to concentrate on studies and put an end to his passion as he was now in class IX.

They also told him about the objections from neighbours and the spoiling of the terrace and surroundings by the birds. Late in the evening, Kumar freed all the birds and locked himself in his room. The parents grew suspicious when  Kumar didn't come down for dinner and found his body hanging from the ceiling fan hook.

Extreme step

A 20-year-old II PUC student, who had failed in the recent exams, allegedly hanged himself from the window grill at his house near Hebbal on Sunday. Police have identified the dead as Vinod Kumar, a student of Adarsha College of  Science, R T Nagar.

His family members were present in the ground floor when Vinod took the extreme step at his room in first floor. No death note was found. Police have booked a case of unnatural death.

Man hangs self

A 28-year-old person committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan at his house in Srirampura on Ittamadu Main Road in Banashankari III Stage. Police have identified the dead as Prakash, a native of Urulwadi in Koppa.

According to the police, Prakash was working as a cook in Bangalore from past few years. He was staying with Bhagya, who was estranged from her husband Subbu.  Bhagya, also a native of Urulwadi wanted to marry Prakash. However he had rejected her proposal.

Prakash committed suicide on May 19 when Bhagya had gone to Chennapura to attend the wedding of Subbu’s brother. The incident came to light when Bhagya returned on Monday, added the police.

Cancer patient ends life

A patient suspected to be suffering from cancer hanged himself at his Ramakrishna Layout, Raja Katte residence in Banashankari locality on Sunday. The police gave the name of the deceased as Harinath (40) and said he was diagnosed for cancer, fearing for the future, he took the extreme step.

Motorist killed

A motorist was killed, while the pillion rider sustained injuries in a road accident on Hennur Main Road on Sunday evening. The dead was identified as Govindaraju (38) from Hennur, while injured Jagadish (41) is recovering at a private hospital.

Govindaraju, a construction worker from Tamil Nadu and his friend Jagadish had purchased flowers in K R Market and were proceeding towards Hennur on their two-wheeler when a speeding truck rammed their vehicle from behind.  The duo was shifted to a nearby hospital where Govindaraju breathed his last. The truck driver is at large, police added.

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