Rayagada: An engineering girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her house in Kasturi Nagar in Rayagada district on Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Rani Kumari Singh (19) of Bihar. She stayed with her family in Rayagada.
Sources said Rani took the extreme step over a dispute in her family. She indulged in an argument with her brother and was later scolded by her mother. Irked over the issue, the girl allegedly hung herself in her room.
Later, the family rescued her and rushed to the Rayagada district headquarters hospital (DHH). But she was declared ‘brought dead’ by the doctors.
On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the body for postmortem. A case of unnatural death has been registered by the police, in this regard.