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Two suicides reported in city

A 51-year-old man, identified as Santosh Kumar Behl, was allegedly found hanging from the bathroom fittings of his R.K Puram residence in South Delhi on Saturday afternoon, police said.

delhi Updated: Jan 10, 2010 00:12 IST

A 51-year-old man, identified as Santosh Kumar Behl, was allegedly found hanging from the bathroom fittings of his R.K Puram residence in South Delhi on Saturday afternoon, police said.

“We have found a suicide not on him stating that he was sorry for taking the drastic step,” said a senior police officer. Behl is survived by his wife and three children.

In another case, a 42-year-old woman, identified as Maya, set herself on fire at her Dakshinpuri house in South Delhi.

According to the police, the incident occurred around 9 a.m. on Saturday morning.

“She was a kidney patient and was frustrated because of her constant illness due to the damaged kidney,” said a senior police officer, who didn't give his names, as he isn't authorised to speak.

The woman is survived by three daughters.