Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: Four cases of suicides have been reported in the in the last 48 hours.

A 12-year-old girl committed suicide in Metadahalli in R.T. Nagar police limits on Wednesday morning.

The police said the victim, Vedavati, daughter of Kenche Gowda, a tailor by profession, committed suicide by hanging herself to the ceiling fan at her residence on Matadahalli Main Road.

The police suspect that Vedavati took the extreme step after her father scolded her. The R.T. Nagar police have registered case in this connection.

In another case, a 28-year old trader committed suicide by hanging himself on Tuesday night, unable to return the money for the goods rejected by his client.

The police said that Tangam, a native of Salem in Tamil Nadu, was earning his livelihood by dyeing plastic ropes.

One of the three bundles that he had dyed three days ago was rejected by his client, who demanded return of Rs. 27,000.

Unable to return the money, Tangam hanged himself from a tree near his residence at Vinayaka Nagar.

A newly married woman committed suicide by hanging herself at her house in Madivala police station limits on Tuesday night.

The police gave her name as Ambika (28), a native of Doddaballapur taluk in Bangalore Rural district.

Three months ago, she married Ramakrishna of Sidlaghatta in Kolar district. Ambika and Ramakrishna, both employees of a garment factory, were living in a rented house in Hongasandra on Hosur Road.

The jurisdictional tahsildar conducted the inquest on Wednesday.

The reason for the suicide was yet to be ascertained, the police said.

In another incident, Roopa (30), a housewife, committed suicide by hanging herself at her house in Agrahara Dasarahalli in Kamakshipalya police station limits on Tuesday night.

She was reportedly unwell for the past few months. Roopa was the wife of Jagadish, a security guard with Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, the police said.

Body found

The body of a 65-year-old woman was found in a well in a home for destitute people in HAL Main Road on Tuesday.

According to the police, Rajamma, the victim, accidentally fell into the well on the premises of Navajeevan ashram on Monday night.

Her body was found by the ashram authorities on Tuesday morning, according to the police.