Mysore, Sep 03: In a drastic incident, A 18-year-old student committed suicide by jumping into a river, allegedly owing to frustration from the severe hair fall that she was experiencing.
According to reports, The deceased identified as Neha Gangamma (18), a native of Madikeri was pursuing her studies in Mysuru.
As per reports, Neha had recently gone for straightening of her hair at a parlor located in VV Mohalla. However, post the hair treatment she started experiencing severe hair fall along with skin problems. Depressed over the issue, Neha is said to have refrained from attending the college classes and confined herself at the paying guest accommodation.
Some three-four days back, Neha is said to have left from the PG stating that she was going to her parent's house. But instead of going home, after arriving in Kodagu she is said to have jumped into the Lakshmana Teertha river here.
As there was no news of their daughter, Neha's parents' registered a missing complaint at Jayalakshmi Puram police station in Mysore. Her body was found from the river on Saturday night.
A case has been registered in a Ponnampet police station.