Two girls hanged themselves in a joint suicide pact


Two friends committed suicide in a joint pact by hanging from the ceiling fan at one of their residences in Raghavendra Colony in Hayat Nagar today.

According to police, the girls in their teens identified as Mamatha and Gouthami are good friends and alleged to have resorted to this extreme step as they felt they became a burden for their parents. Mamata belonged to Pothunapalli village in Mahabubnagar district while Gauthami belonged to Velugodu in Kurnool district. The incident occurred at Mamatha’s place when her parents went to Mahabubnagar for a marriage.

Police have recovered a suicide note which stated the reason as above. Further details are awaited.