Around the City

Girl commits suicide

TIRUCHI: : A 15-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in her house on Sankaran road here on Saturday. The police said V. Haripriya hanged herself as she did not get marks expected by her in the X Standard examinations. The Fort All-Women Police Station has registered a case.

Three held for gambling

The police arrested three persons here on Friday on the charge of indulging in gambling in public place. The names of the arrested persons were given as Sridhar, Baskar and Savarinathan. The trio were later remanded. .

Woman murdered

A 47-year-old woman was murdered allegedly by an unknown person while she was alone in her house at Sengalcholai near Somarasampettai on Saturday.

The police said Vasuki was cooking when an unidentified person allegedly stabbed her to death. The body was later brought to the Government Hospital here for postmortem. — Staff Reporter

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