Ramakrishna reached back home on Monday, only to find her wife dead.

Hyderabad woman kills herself after heated argument with house ownerImage for representation
news Suicide Monday, November 07, 2016 - 18:14

A 28-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence at Kukatpally medical society in Hyderabad on Monday, after a heated argument with her house owner. 

Sujatha and her husband G Ramakrishna were staying in the rented house for more than two years. Ramakrishna alleged that the owner of the house had been harassing them over silly reasons. 

“The owner would say the children are too noisy and imposed restriction on everything. We decided to move out, so I was looking for a new house anyway,” said Ramakrishna.

It was also reported that the 28-year-old native of Palakolu in Andhra Pradesh, was even attacked by the owner. 

While Ramakrishna was out of town to attend a cousin’s marriage, Sujatha called him on Friday and told him that the situation with the owner was getting worse. 

 “She was very upset about the argument, so I cancelled my plans and decided to go back,” he added. 

Ramakrishna reached back home on Monday, only to find her wife dead.

K Purushottam, Inspector at Kukatpally Police Station told The News Minute, “She hung herself at midnight when the children were sleeping. Her body was found hanging from the roof of the house by the kids in the morning. Investigation is still going on in the case but we suspect she committed suicide because of the argument between her and the owner.”  

It was reported that they found her handwriting on the walls that said the house owner is responsible for her death.

Last month, a 16-year-old student of Sri Chaitanya College of Hyderabad, Sathvika, committed suicide by setting herself on fire in her hostel room.  

According to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, a total of 9,623 people committed suicide in 2014 in Telangana. 

The highest number of suicides were reported from Maharashtra followed by Tamil Nadu and West Bengal accounting for 12.4%, 12.2% and 10.9% respectively of total suicides.

Karnataka and Telangana accounted for 8.3% and 7.3% respectively of the total suicides reported in the country. 

The NCRB also reported that the national average for suicide rate stands at 10.6. Among the states, Telangana stands at number two in suicide rate, after Sikkim (38.4). 

However, Union Territories Puducherry (40.4) and Andaman & Nicobar (28.9) have higher suicide rates than that of Telangana. 


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