City briefs: Woman ends life,‘compelled’ by health problems

A 32-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her house at Ashoka Nagar in Hanumanthanagar. On Thursday morning,S Divya’s father found her body hanging from a ceiling fan. Police said she had been suffering from severe stomach pain for a long time and may have taken the step due to her failing health. […]

Written by Express News Service | Bangalore | Published: October 11, 2013 5:44:55 am

A 32-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her house at Ashoka Nagar in Hanumanthanagar. On Thursday morning,S Divya’s father found her body hanging from a ceiling fan. Police said she had been suffering from severe stomach pain for a long time and may have taken the step due to her failing health. Divya’s husband Shashidhar,a provision shop owner,and their son,were in Chittoor,Andhra Pradesh,when the incident occurred. Shashidhar had tried to reach her on the phone the previous night and failed.

Cops ask people to report unauthorised parking fee collection

The Bangalore traffic police have advised citizens to complain to the jurisdictional police station if they find any unauthorised people collecting parking fees on the roads in the city. The Bruhath Bangalore Mahanagara Palike banned paid parking systems in 2005 and paid parking system currently exist only at Brigade Road and Commercial Streets. Paid parking systems also exist at BBMP commercial complexes and markets. The police directions come in the wake of Lokayukta directives to the BBMP and police commissioner to take action against illegal parking fee collection.

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