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News Briefs from Across Chennai - Jan 31

Published: 31st January 2016 04:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 31st January 2016 04:52 AM   |  A+A-

Failed marriage Drives Woman to Suicide

Chennai: Upset over her failed marriage, a 23-year-old software engineer allegedly committed suicide in her house at Nanganallur on Friday night Police identified the deceased as Revathi,  working in an IT firm at Ashok Nagar. Police said. “Revathi locked herself up in her bedroom after having dinner. A while later,  her mother Suguna tried to open her bedroom there was no response when she knocked at the door and called her.”  When Revathi’s father Arumugam broke open the door they found her hanging from the ceiling. Police recovered a two-page suicide note in which she had stated about her failed marriage and why it was not consummated.

3 Held for Attack  on karuppiah’s Home

Chennai: The City police arrested three persons on the charge of pelting stones at writer-turned-politician Pazha Karuppaiah’s house at Royapettah and damaging his car on Friday night. Karuppaiah was expelled from the ruling AIADMK a few days ago. Following the expulsion, Karuppaiah had subsequently resigned his MLA post. Meanwhile, the lone survivor in the fire accident triggered by a cell phone blast in Vysarpadi, who was battling for life at the hospital, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning. 

Girl Jumps Off Flyover, Injured

Chennai: A 15-year-old girl from Alandur tried to end her life by jumping off the Kathipara Flyover on Saturday evening, apparently after scoring poorly in her Class X examinations. She is under treatment at a private hospital for fractures in her leg and hip and has broken her teeth, doctors said.  A resident of Alandur, she was pursuing her 10th standard in a private school in the same locality. On Saturday, she got her exam results, and her parents scolded her apparently for scoring less, police said. 

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