Dad says no to part-time work, girl kills self

Published: 13th June 2013 08:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th June 2013 09:56 AM   |  A+A-

A 17-year-old PUC student committed suicide by hanging at her grandmother’s house in Siddapura on Wednesday afternoon. Police said the girl ended her life after her father advised her not to go to work.

The deceased Sangeetha was a resident of Venkata Reddy Layout. She was a PUC II student at a private college, and was working part-time at a private company.  It is learnt that, earlier in the day, Sangeetha’s father had told her to stop going to work as she would not be able to concentrate on her studies. But Sangeetha had an argument with her father over this. 

Later, her father left for work and her mother went to her native place. Sangeetha went to her grandmother’s house, located next to her house, and hanged herself using  her dupatta.

Some time later, her uncle who came home, found her hanging and rushed her to a hospital nearby, where she was declared brought dead.

New truck runs over man

A 72-year-old man was crushed to death by a new speeding truck in Banasawadi on Wednesday evening. The deceased has been identified as Dharmapalan, a native of Tamil Nadu. The incident took place in the evening when Dharmapalan was entering Kodanda Rama Temple.

The driver had brought the new truck for a puja in the temple. After completing the rituals, the driver was going out, when he ran over Dharmapalan. The 72-year-old sustained severe injuries. Devotees at the temple rushed him to a private hospital, where he was declared brought dead. Banaswadi traffic police are on the lookout for the driver.

Man strangles wife

A 30-year-old woman was strangulated by her husband in a shed in Bagalur on Tuesday.

The victim, Priya, was a resident of New Chocolate village in Bagalur. She was married to Rajashekar, a daily wager. The couple, originally from Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu, were living in the shed on the premises of Amaranarayana Temple, which is now under constriction.

The police said that the incident took place in the  evening when Rajashekar, who was drunk, picked a quarrel with Priya. In a fit rage he pushed her,  strangulated her with a wire and fled.


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