A woman has allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the Prakasam barrage on river Krishna in the city of Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh, the police stated on Thursday. The deceased woman has been identified as a resident of JD Nagar residing in the Pramata area of the city. The body of the deceased 31-year-old Krishna Kumari was fished out of the river.
Police and personnel from the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) attempted to rescue the woman, however failed to do so. Kumari had swept away in the heavy current. According to Krishna Lanka Police Station Inspector P. Satyanandam, the husband of Krishna Kumari, Babu Ratan said that his wife had mental health issues. The pair have been married for two years. The police said they had informed Krishna Kumari's parents who reside in Amalapuram, East Godavari and were awaiting their arrival. An FIR has also been filed in the case under Section 174 of CrPC.
A young woman committed suicide at her residence on Friday, November 2, in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu after she was allegedly asked by neighbours to abandon her pet dog. 24-year-old Kavitha was taking care of her pet dog Caesar for the past two years. As there was heavy rain, accompanied by a thunderstorm on the night of Wednesday, October 30, Caeser was barking continuously out of fear. The barking irked neighbours and they complained about the barking to Kavitha's father. The next day, Kavitha's father scolded her and asked her to leave the dog in some other area.
Upset over being told by her father to get rid of her pet dog, Kavitha committed suicide by hanging from a fan in her room late on Thursday evening, police said. Police rushed to the spot and recovered the body soon after they were informed. They sent Kavitha's body for a postmortem. Police have registered a case in this regard and further investigation is underway. During the investigation, Police recovered a suicide letter written by her. Through the letter, she asked her parents, grandmother, and brother to look after her dog, "as all should live peacefully". Apologising for her act, she also asked them to visit the temple every week, police said.
(INPUTS FROM ANI)