Suicide

BS Yediyurappa’s granddaughter found dead at apartment in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s 30-year-old granddaughter Soundarya Neeraj was found hanging at her residence in Bengaluru on Friday. Soundarya, a doctor at MS Ramaiah Hospital, was the daughter of Yediyurappa’s daughter Padma. She was married to Dr Neeraj S in 2018 and gave birth to a girl last year. Soundarya is suspected...

Rajasthan: Man rapes minor daughter, son commits suicide

A man allegedly raped his minor daughter in Rajasthan’s Jalore district that also resulted in his son committing suicide when he came to know about the incident. The man is absconding and the police are on the lookout for him. The police revealed that the minor girl’s brother came to the know about his sister’s...

Panchmahals: Teen dies by suicide after scolding; mother hangs self

The incident took place in Mithali village of Panchmahals Godhra: In a tragic incident, a mother-son duo died by suicide. While the son, aged 15, is said to have killed himself after being scolded, the mother reported followed suit after spotting his body. The incident took place in Mithali village of Panchmahals. The bodies have...

Loan shark drives businessman in Prahladnagar to suicide

A chemical unit owner living in Prahladnagar has committed suicide. by jumping from the 12th floor of his residential building on Wednesday. In a suicide note left behind, the businessman identified as Sushilkumar. has accused loan sharks of driving him to suicide. Primary reports suggest that Sushilkumar Tibrewal suffered terrible losses due to the lockdown and...

Surat reports its first suicide of a COVID-19 patient

Surat on Thursday recorded what is believed to be the first case of suicide of a COVID-19 patient in the city. Police identified the man as a diamond trader and primary reports said he jumped in front of a train to end his life. Probe revealed that Kumarpad Natwarlal Shah, 63, was a resident of...

Landlord booked for suicide of tenant six months ago

A landlord has been booked for abettment of sucide after the tenant killed herself and left behind a suicide note blaming him for her death. Sola police booked Ramesh Panchal, a resident of Chandlodia, for abettment to suciide after his tenant Rama Patel, hanged herself at his flat in Gota. The incident had happened six...

Class 8 student in Rajkot kills self over online class and homework pressure

A class eight student in Rajkot killed herself after being allegedly unable to cope with online classes and homework amid the lockdown. Her father, a garage owner, who had been out of business due the lockdown had with extreme difficulty arranged the Rs10,000 worth smartphone to help her attend online classes. Police suspect that the...

Fire officials in A’bad rescue drunk youth from jumping off bridge

The Fire Brigade officials in the city on Monday rescued a man who was attempting to commit suicide. It is not known if the man was trying to jump off the river bridge because he had some issues or because he was drunk. The fire brigade got a call on Monday informing them that a...

Inability to repay loans could have led to brothers killing self and four children in A’bad

Police suspect that inability to repay loans could have been a reason for the suicide of six members of a family in Gujarat. Two brothers and their four children were found hanging from the ceiling of a house in Vatva GIDC. Media reports said the two brothers Gaurang Patel and Amrish Patel owed Rs 32...

Woman in A’bad hangs self, a day after testing COVID-19 positive

A day after she tested positive for COVID-19, a 48-year-old clerk-cum-stenographer at the Ahmedabad Sessions Court allegedly hanged herself at her home in Meghaninagar. Police said the woman Veenu Nair, a resident of Netajinagar in Meghaninagar, was found hanging at her residence by her son Sumit who had gone out for an errand. The death...

6 members of family, including four children, found hanging from ceiling; suicide suspected

Six members of a family were found hanging from the ceiling of an unoccupied flat in Ahmedabad city on Friday, police said in what is believed to be a suicide. The dead include four children in the age group of seven to 12.  Police said the bodies of two brothers – Amrish Patel (42) and...

Unable to get tobacco, 18-year-old in Rajkot tries to kill self by drinking acid

The Covid19 pandemic in the state and the resultant lockdown has led to incidents of suicide being reported from across the state due to shortage of tobacco and alcohol for addicts who are unable to get their daily high. In one such incident, a youth in Rajkot, unable to get maavo (tobacco) drank acid to...