Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: Asha Kulkarni, 53, teacher of Kendriya Vidyalaya in Hakimpet Air Force Station, was found dead in her quarters on Thursday. A widow, she lives alone in the quarter.

The school staff grew suspicious as she had not been attending school since Monday and alerted the Air Force Station officials. The Station staff went to her quarters only to see her body lying on the floor in the kitchen.

Blood stains in the room and verandah raised suspicions of foul play initially. “Later, it is learn that she has been suffering from upper gastrointestinal-bleeding,” police said.

There were no injuries on her body.

A case of suspicious death under Section 174 of Criminal Procedure Code was registered.