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Two persons commit suicide

A 17-year-old girl committed suicide by setting herself ablaze under mysterious circumstances.

According to Banjara Hills police, the deceased, Khateeja Begum, received a call on her mobile while she was cooking food at her residence in Syed Nagar of Ahmed Nagar on September 18. Immediately after disconnecting the call, she doused herself with kerosene and set herself afire. She was admitted to the Osmania General Hospital for treatment where she succumbed on Sunday. Further investigations are on to ascertain the reasons that drove her to the extreme step.

In another case, S. Mohanta, 31, committed suicide by hanging to the ceiling at his residence in Tulasi Nagar of Borabanda.

According to Sanathnagar police, Mohanta, a mason and native of Orissa, had some argument with his wife over some trivial issue on September 18. Later, she went away to her relatives’ house. On Sunday she returned home and found Mohanta hanging to the ceiling. (INN)