A 26-year-old software engineer with a well-known IT firm committed suicide by hanging at her house in Saraswathinagar in Mahadevapura.

She has been identified as Rashmika, a native of Madurai in Tamil Nadu. The incident came to light on Tuesday morning.

The owner of the house told the police that she was suffering from severe headache and stomach ache. The Mahadevapura police are yet to ascertain the reason behind her extreme step and are investigating. An autopsy was conducted at Bowring Hospital.

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