‘Harassed’ Home Guard ends life

HYDERABAD: A Home Guard working in Greyhounds centre at Premavathipet from whom a stolen mobile phone was recovered on Monday, ended his life by hanging himself in his house at Manikyammanagar on Tuesday.

The Home Guard, Y. Kiran Kumar, 23, allegedly scribbled a few lines on the walls of his room stating that he was hurt over being harassed on theft charge by a head constable Janardhan Reddy.

The Rajendranagar police said they were investigating the case. “ We registered a case of suspicious death,” the police said.

The victim’s family members grew suspicious as he didn’t come out of his room on Tuesday evening and broke open the doors only to see his body hanging from the ceiling.

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