BANGALORE: In separate incidents since Sunday night, seven persons committed suicide by hanging.
Sindhu, 50, and her son Prashanth, 32, ended their lives at their residence in Gayatrinagar on Monday after they fought over financial matters. The incident came to light when Sindhu’s daughter went home.
In another case, Shashirekha, 25, a resident of IISc quarters, committed suicide on Sunday night, as she was depressed over her close friend not wishing her for the New Year. Her mother Lakshmamma is a group D employee in IISc. Sadashivanagar police registered a case and are investigating in this regard.
Kempamma, 28, a resident of Marenahalli, ended her life on Monday afternoon. Her husband Chandrashekhar had passed away a month ago, and it is suspected she might have ended her life dejected over that.
Dominic, 40, a resident of Doddanekkundhi, ended his life at his residence on Sunday. He was a bachelor and used to stay with his sister. He was running a kennel and the reason for the suicide is yet to be ascertained.
In separate cases reported in Hanumanthanagar police station limits on Monday, Poornima, 15, a ninth standard student ended her life at her residence in Kalidasa Layout, while Shanthamma, 46, committed suicide at her residence on Pipe Line Road. Police said depression over health problems is said to be the reason for suicide in both the cases.