BANGALORE: Two girl students of first year BBM, ended their lives by consuming sleeping pills on Mosque Road in Pulikeshinagar on Saturday.
The deceased are identified as Shazia Begum (18), a resident of Kushalanagar in K G Halli and her classmate Rakhia Begum (18) of D J Halli. They were studying in a private college on Nagawara Main Road. Shazia’s father Abdul runs a vegetable shop while Rakhia’s father Basha Jaan runs a meat stall.
Police said that on Saturday, Shazia and Rakhia had left home around 8.30 am after telling their parents they were going to college. But they came to Mosque Road and, around afternoon, they consumed sleeping pills. After a while, they started vomitting and fell unconscious by the roadside.
Locals rushed them to a hospital nearby where the doctors found they had taken sleeping pills. Later they were shifted to another hospital in D J Halli where they succumbed. Police found no suicide note and the exact reason which led them to end their lives is yet to be ascertained.
The parents of the deceased have told police that they were depressed from the last few days and did not say anything to them. When police enquired with the victims’ classmates they learnt that both had fallen in love with two youths and had broken up recently.