23-year-old software engineer falls to death from terrace.
A 23-year-old software engineer fell from the terrace of her apartment near Electronic City and committed suicide. The deceased, Swagatika Das, was a native of Jharkand and had been staying at the apartment for the past year-and-a-half.
According to the police, Sawgatika was engaged to Mr Robin Mandela, who is a software engineer. “Swagatika and Mr Mandela were working in Pune for different companies but both took transfers to Bengaluru and were staying on different floors of the same apartment in Konappana Agrahara near Electronic City. Their families had agreed to their marriage and the couple was recently engaged,” said the police.
According to Mr Mandela, Swagatika and Mr Mandela had gone to the terrace on Monday night and while they were talking, Swagatika reportedly stepped on the parapet and lost balance. The incident occurred at around 10.30 pm. The Electronic City police have sent the body for a post mortem and a case of unnatural death has been registered.
In another incident, a 24-year-old woman committed suicide within the Kamakshipalya police station limits on Monday night. The deceased,Shashikala, was a resident of Meenakshinagar.
The police said that Shashikala’s husband had passed away a while ago and Shashikala had a second marriage and married Shivakanth around two years ago. However, the couple used to quarrel frequently after Shashikala found out that Shivakanth intended to marry another colleague and leave Shashikala. The Kamakshipalya police have taken Shivakanth into custody and are questioning him.
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