Woman commits suicide

Just ten months into marriage, a seven-month pregnant woman allegedly committed suicide by dousing herself with kerosene at her house here on Wednesday, the police said.

P. Prasanna, 19, married ten months ago was harassed by her husband over infidelity suspicion that drove her to self-immolation, alleged the victim’s mother V. Padma.

The victim was alone at her home around 8 a.m. on Wednesday when she allegedly committed suicide, and the news broke out after the locals alerted the police. The husband, P. Sravan was reportedly absconding.

Eldest of the four daughters, Prasanna was married last year to Sravan, a native of Bibinagar. However, soon he developed suspicion over her character, harassed and beat her up several times, the victim’s relatives said. The Bibinagar police on preliminary investigation and following a complaint registered by the family members registered cases against Sravan under penal sections 498A and 306, subjecting woman to cruelty and abetting suicide respectively. There is always someone to listen at: +914066202000 in case of any emotional break down at this Hyderabad-based suicide intervention centre, Roshni.

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