Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: Three persons committed suicide in the city on Sunday night.

Kumar, an 8 {+t} {+h} standard student, hanged himself to death from the ceiling of his bedroom in Marenahalli 7 {+t} {+h} Main in Jayanagar police station limits. The police said Kumar was depressed after his brother sold his pet pigeon. Hariprasad (39) committed suicide in his flat in Padmanabha Nagar. According to the police, Hariprasad had returned from hospital a week ago. On Sunday evening he sent his wife to a grocery shop. When she returned, Hariprasad was found hanging from the ceiling.

Prakash (28), a cook, was found hanging from the ceiling of his house in Ittamadu. The reason for the suicide is not known, the police said.