Bengaluru: A 24-year-old BPO employee ended his life just 25 days after marriage after his wife refused to return from her parents' house.
The deceased has been identified as Shankar, a resident of M.C. Garden in Halasoor. He married Lakshita (19) following an affair.
Shankar’s parents have lodged a complaint against Lakshita for abetment of suicide.
According to police, Shankar and Lakshita were in love for the past few years and they got married on April 18 at the sub-registrar's office. After the wedding, Lakshita went to her parents’ house, but did not return for days.
When Shankar called Lakshita, she did not answer. He then sent her a message saying "I will die if you did not answer my call". To which she replied, "Go die".
A depressed Shankar ended his life by hanging to the ceiling of his residence on May 12. The incident came to light on Friday. Soon after the body was found, Shankar’s parents filed a case at Halasoor Gate police station.