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Dowry claims two more lives in city

Hyderabad, Feb 16 (INN): In separate cases, the alleged harassment for additional dowry by husband and in-laws drove two housewives to suicide.

In Chandanagar police limits, 30-year-old Vani committed suicide by hanging to the ceiling at her residence in Papireddy Nagar on Sunday night. Vani was married to one Prashant in the year 2010. At the time of marriage, Vani’s parents gave Rs 5 lakh net cash and other household articles. However, she was allegedly being harassed by her husband and in-laws demanding another Rs 10 lakh towards dowry. Unable to bear the harassment she resorted to the extreme step, police said.

In another case, V Swathi, 28, who was found unconscious at her residence in Vijayapuri Colony on Sunday morning, died at the Osmania General Hospital on Sunday night. According to Vanasthalipuram police, Swathi committed suicide by consuming some unknown poison allegedly due to harassment by her husband Santosh Kumar and his relatives who were demanding additional dowry.

Both Chandra Nagar and Vanasthalipuram police have registered cases under Section 304 B against husbands and in-laws and began investigations.

One killed in train accident

A 30-year-old man died on the spot after he was hit by a train on the tracks between Bharat Nagar and Borabanda railway stations.

According to Nampally Railway Police, the deceased, N Mallesh, is suspected to have been hit by a train while he was trying to cross the tracks on Sunday evening. He was a fabrication worker and resident of Mint Colony in Cheralapally.

Duped by a fraudster, jobless youth commits suicide

A 28-year-old unemployed youth committed suicide after a fraudster robbed him of Rs 6 lakh by promising a government job.

According to Nacharam police, the deceased, R Mallikarjun, took the extreme by hanging to the ceiling at his residence in Bhavani Nagar on Sunday night. Preliminary investigation by the police revealed that Mallikarjun gave Rs 6 lakh to one Ramesh, who promised to get him a government job. However, Ramesh turned out to be fraudster and Mallikarjun lost him money and remained unemployed which consequently drove him to suicide.

The Nacharam police have registered a case under Section 306 IPC against Ramesh and began investigation.

Financial problems drive one person to suicide

A 55-year-old man committed suicide by consuming some unknown poison allegedly due to financial problems.

According to Shamirpet police, the deceased, R Sattaiah, a cattle breeder, resorted to the extreme step at his residence in Gaganguda on Sunday. He was immediately rushed to a nearby private hospital where he succumbed a few hours after admission.

Man found dead under mysterious circumstances

A 40-year-old man was found hanging in a room outside the premises of a seeds company under suspicious circumstances.

According to Golconda police, on Sunday it received a call from one Devanand, the watchman of NSL Seeds, stating that the body of one unidentified person was hanging to the ceiling in a room. The police, along with CLUES team, rushed to the spot to begin investigation. The deceased was later identified as B Gopal, a labourer and resident of Shanti Nagar in Saroornagar.

The Golconda police registered a case of suspicious death and began investigations to ascertain as to why and how Gopal reached this place and died and whether his death was suicide or murder.

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