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Wife's 'harassment' drives man to death


24-yr-old BPO employee had texted spouse to return or he would dedicate suicide; she answered, asking him to go forward

Just 25 days after his marriage, a 24-year-old BPO worker committed suicide, as he was once not able to endure the harassment from his 19-year-old spouse. R Shankar, a resident of Halasuru, ate up poison, as his spouse had returned to her parents’ area after trying to pressurise him to move out of his parents’ house.

Shankar is alleged to have been in courting with Lakshitha, additionally a resident of Halasuru, sooner than their wedding. Lakshitha returned to her parents’ area and could also be stated to have stopped answering his calls and replying to his messages. On Sunday, Shankar texted her, telling her that he was once going to consume poison if she does now not change her behaviour and return to his area. He additionally despatched her a picture of the bottle of poison. But Lakshitha is alleged to have answered saying he may die, which brought about him to consume the poison. An afternoon after the suicide, Shankar’s father, Raju Rajan filed a case towards his daughter-in-law and others. The police have registered a case of abetment of suicide under Section 306 of IPC towards the victim’s spouse.

Shankar, a BBA graduate, had just lately began paintings at a BPO firm in Marathahalli. Shankar and Lakshitha had been reportedly in love for the last 12 months. The two got married at a sub-registrar’s administrative center on April 18 this year.

“My daughter-in-law’s brother and his pals beat up my son when the 2 had been in courtship. Lakshitha got here to my area and stated she would now not return to her parents’ area. Then the 2 got married at a temple, however their wedding was once legalised simply 25 days again. As she stood by way of my son after the attack on him, I agreed for the wedding as each had been majors. After the wedding, she went to her parents’ area and began behaving weirdly supposedly on the behest of her members of the family. She saved harassing my son to make a separate area. My son was once disturbed over the trends in his newly married life,” Rajan advised Mirror. Shankar was once disappointed as his spouse avoided his calls and stopped replying to his messages. It is alleged that he had even stopped going for paintings for the previous couple of days.

“My son committed suicide at the behest of his spouse. We may see that he was once disturbed. He didn't reveal a lot in regards to the variations between them. Only after his dying and going throughout the WhatsApp chats between them, we realised the amount of harassment he had undergone. A couple of mins sooner than taking the extraordinary step, he had texted her saying he may now not live with out her as he is fond of her. He had additionally messaged that if she didn't return, he would dedicate suicide and despatched her a picture of the bottle of poison. My daughter-in-law had responded asking him to die as she would be happy with out him,” Rajan added.

Shankar referred to as his pals after eating poison as he may now not endure the ache. His pals took him to the Bowring Hospital however he died en route. The pals then informed his parents in regards to the suicide. “The case is being probed. The victim’s father has furnished some evidence to establish that his son had committed suicide on the behest of his daughter-in-law,” stated an officer. The Halasuru police have registered a case.


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