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Hyderabad: Techie commits suicide after firm lay off

She is suspected to have ended her life late Tuesday night

Hyderabad: Techie commits suicide after firm lay off

HYDERABAD: Depressed over the imminent job loss, a woman techie committed suicide in Hyderabad, police said on Wednesday.

Pogaku Harini (24), working as a junior software developer at an information technology company, hanged herself at a hostel in Gachibowli, the Information Technology hub.

She is suspected to have ended her life late Tuesday night.

The woman and some other employees was reportedly served retrenchment notice by the company informing them that it will go for job cuts from December and was told that November 30 would be the last working day.

The girl, hailing from Mahabubnagar district of Telangana, was working at the company for the past two-and-half years.

She was depressed and resorted to the extreme when she was alone in her hostel room.

The police is investigating the case.

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