BENGALURU: A 38-year-old businessman allegedly committed suicide by coming under a train at Byappanahalli railway station on Sunday.
The deceased, Girish, a resident of Bhadrappa Layout in Kodigehalli, ran an iron spare parts manufacturing unit. He was married to Anuradha a few years ago and they had two children. A passerby who noticed the body on the track in the early hours of the morning informed the railway police.
Police said preliminary investigation had revealed that Anuradha frequently quarrelled with Girish over his alleged affair with her sister, who was employed at Girish’s unit. However, Girish’s family is alleging that he was murdered and his body thrown on the track.
In another incident, a 51-year-old electrical engineer ended his life by hanging at an under-construction site in Frazer Town on Saturday.
The deceased, Mohan Kumar, a resident of Akshay Nagar, was living with his family. The police said that the incident took place late in the night. When Kumar didn’t return from work, his family members went in search of him. They found his car parked near the site where he was working. They went inside the building and found him dead. The police found no suicide note.
A 24-year-old BESCOM staffer died after she accidentally fell from the second floor of her apartment in KR Puram on Saturday. The deceased, Vidya, a resident of KR puram, was working on contract basis. The police said that the incident took place when Vidya went to the terrace to dry the clothes. She lost balance while climbing the stairs and fell to the ground. She received severe head injuries and succumbed on Sunday morning.