BANGALORE: A 35-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Sunrise Colony, near R T Nagar on Saturday. The deceased Kanyakumari, was a homemaker. She was married to Nandakumar, a businessman and had two children.
According to police, the incident took place in the midnight when her husband was not at home. Kanyakumari was found hanging from the ceiling fan. Her husband informed the police. Sources said that she was depressed and had family disputes and this might be the reason behind her decision.
In another incident, a 33-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming sleeping tablets at her residence in Jnanaganga Nagar in Jnanabharthi police station limits on Saturday.
The deceased Asila, was a native of Kerala. Police said her husband found her body and informed the police. The reason for the suicide is yet to be investigated.
Lorry Mows Down Man A 25-year old man was killed on the spot after a speeding lorry hit his bike at Sunkadakatte near Sumuka Sagar Hotel on Saturday.
The deceased Kiran Hiremath hailed from Bijapur district. He was a resident of Appanappa Layout near Magadi Road.
Kiran, was employed with a private firm in the city and was returning home on his bike. A lorry, which was coming from behind hit the bike and ran over him, killing him on the spot, police said.
Kamakshi Palya Traffic police have registered a case and are looking for the lorry driver, who is absconding.
Gold chain snatched at Madiwala
Two unidentified persons snatched `2.5 lakh worth gold chain from Chandrakala, a resident of Hongasandra at Adarsha Layout on Friday. The incident took place at Madiwala police station limits when Chandrakala had gone for a walk at 8.30 pm. Two unidentified persons on a bike snatched her gold chain and escaped. A case has been registered.
Man Sustains Injuries
A 45-year old man was allegedly threatened by a group of temple authority over property issue at Chalaghatta on Friday. Venkatesh Reddy, a businessman, is a resident of Chalaghatta.
According to police, he was attacked by authorities of a temple, when he claimed that the land belonged to him, and they had acquired illegally. Meanwhile, a gang of about 15 people assaulted him and he sustained serious injuries, the police said.
An attempt to murder case has been registered at Airport police station limits and 11 persons have been arrested in this connection.
CCB Sleuths Nab
Sleuths of Organised Crime Wing of Central Crime Branch arrested six miscreants who allegedly robbed money and valuables from people at clubs and entertainment parlors across the city.
The miscreants have been identified as V Manukumar alias Manu, 22, Rajendra, 23, Girish, 24, K A Dilip alias Deepu, 25, S Nikhil alias Niki, 19, Banu Prakash alias While Dilip and Girish, all natives of Hassan.
According to the police, the accused barged into an entertainment parlour at Sanjaynagar police station limits recently and were conspiring to rob a gang which was allegedly involved in gambling. A police team led by B Dayanand, Joint Commissioner of Police and DCP D M Krishnam Raju nabbed the accused while they were hatching a plot.
Police said Manukumar was released from jail recently and had many criminal cases against him.