Over alleged love failure, a 21-year-old Nepali woman, Santhoshi, hanged herself to the branch of a tree inside Cubbon Park premise on Saturday night. The incident came to light on Sunday morning when the security staff noticed the body and alerted the police.
She was working in a Spa in UB City. She was residing in a rented house along with her father at D’Souza Layout near Vittal Mallya road. According to the police, on Saturday evening her boyfriend Naresh took her to his house and introduced her to his parents and revealed that the two were in love and are planning to get married. But his parents rejected her as she belonged to a different caste.
Meanwhile, Santhoshi’s father, Kabir Raja went in search of her and contacted all her friends as she did not return home.
On Sunday early morning, the police found her body hanging from a tree inside the Cubbon Park and informed her father who rushed to the spot and filed a complaint against Naresh. The Cubbon Park police have registered a case of abetment of suicide and arrested Naresh.