Suspicion over constable’s death

Staff Reporter

VIJAYAWADA: A woman constable of the Armed Reserve wing of the city police died under suspicious circumstances at her residence at Gangireddula Dibba on Sunday. The victim was identified as Govada Santa Kumari, 25, a native of Peda Muttevi of Movva mandal in Krishna district. The victim’s parents lodged a complaint with the police suspecting that Santa Kumari’s in-laws might have abetted her to commit suicide. The Machavaram police said that Santa Kumari married Karra Joseph, a home-guard and a driver of the Assistant Commissioner of Police (East) in August last. On Sunday, the body of Santa Kumari was found hanging from the ceiling fan of her room. Her father Ramayya alleged that Santa Kumari was facing several problems from her in-laws.

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