Infosys techie commits suicide in India


Infosys techie commits suicide in India

Mysuru - The woman had joined Infosys as a trainee three months ago.


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Published: Thu 6 Jul 2017, 7:31 PM

Last updated: Thu 6 Jul 2017, 9:35 PM

A 21-year-old trainee at software major Infosys was found hanging from the ceiling of her rented accommodation in the south Indian state of Karnataka, police said on Thursday.

The incident came to light after the neighbours complained to the police about a stench emanating from the house. Post mortem of the body revealed that she committed suicide on July 1, they said.

Upon receiving the neighbours' complaint, the police broke open the door and found the woman hanging, Mysuru Police Commisioner A Subrahmanyeswara Rao said.

The woman, a resident of Kalaburagi, had joined Infosys as a trainee three months ago, he added.

The police are investigating the reason behind her taking the extreme step. The neighbours said the woman was in depression over some issue, Rao said.

"We are saddened by the loss of our employee in Mysore. We are working with the local authorities as they investigate the matter and will continue to provide our co-operation and support," Infosys said in a statement.

The software giant added that it would provide all necessary support to the family of the woman in this time of of grief.

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