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‘Tiff’ with landlady,woman hangs self in Daria village

After a reported dispute with her landlady,a woman hanged herself to death at her Daria village residence on Friday.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh |
August 8, 2010 5:42:12 am

After a reported dispute with her landlady,a woman hanged herself to death at her Daria village residence on Friday. The deceased has been identified as 25-year-old Shakuntla.

The police have arrested the landlady and her daughter on charges of abetment to suicide.

Daria police post In-charge Sub-Inspector Ram Rattan said around 10 pm yesterday when the victim’s husband,Manoj Kumar Sharma,reached home,he found the door locked form inside. When he did not get any response,he informed the police. The door was broken and the woman was found hanging from the ceiling fan.

Manoj,a labourer,told police that his wife had often complained that she was harassed by her landlady,Kailasho Devi. His wife told him that Kailasho and her daughter,Mamta,often blocked water supply to her portion of the house and quarrelled with her.

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The police arrested Kailasho and Mamta after registering a case of abetment to suicide and common intention against them.

In another incident,a labourer made a suicide bid after consuming some poisonous substance. Roop Ram,a resident of Sanjay Colony,in Phase I,Industrial Area,was admitted to the PGI unconscious. A case of attempt to suicide has been registered against him.

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First published on: 08-08-2010 at 05:42:12 am

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