Harassment by jilted lover drives girl to suicide

A 23-year-old girl committed suicide allegedly due to harassment by a jilted lover.

According to Saroornagar police, the victim, M. Chandana, a private teacher, of Pedda Reddyguda was allegedly being harassed by her neighbour Mahesh for the past few months. Unable to bear his harassment, she committed suicide by jumping into Saroornagar Lake on Saturday evening. Based on a complaint lodged by Chandana’s father Venkatesh, Saroornagar police have registered a case under Section 306 against Mahesh. (INN)