Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, a Hyderabad-based management student hanged herself in her hostel room during an ongoing video call with her friend.
The incident took place in Kompally on Sunday.
B Haneesha Chowdary, 24, hailed from Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh and was pursuing MBA at Sivasivani Institute of Management.
She took the extreme step during the early morning hours, while video chatting with her boyfriend Dakshit Patel.
“We don’t have any confirmation that she committed suicide while the video call was on. However, she had spoken with her friend on video call before resorting to the extreme step. Her friend told us that the victim had said that she would hang herself. He also told us that he saw her hanging,” an official working at to Petbasheerabad Police Station said.
Patel and Chowdary had been in a relationship for a while.
Chowdary, was reportedly apparently angry after her friend expressed unhappiness over her attending a marriage, police said.
“A minor argument broke out between them after which she seems to have told him that she was going to end her life,” said the police officer.
After watching her commit suicide on the video call, Patel rushed to the hostel, broke open her room and took her to the hospital.
The body has now been shifted to state-run Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad for a post-mortem.
Police said that the victim’s parents have filed a complaint and case of suspicious death has been registered.
An investigation is currently underway.