Twin tragedy: London based NRI ends life on railway tracks after wife commits suicide

Hyderabad: An NRI from Andhra Pradesh working in London, was found dead on the railway tracks at Ghatkesar in the city on Sunday. M Gangaiah came to India to attend the last rites of his wife who committed suicide two days ago at Prakasam district. Police registered an abetment to suicidal death against Gangaiah as alleged by his in-laws. Hurt by the case booked against him after the loss of his wife he took the extreme step police said.

According to police, Jangaiah hailing from Marturu in Prakasam district was married to Ramadevi, who belongs to the same village three years ago. The couple had lived in Dubai for two years and moved to London, where Jangaiah started working as a professor. Meanwhile, Ramadevi returned to India for her delivery in 2018. Jangaiah, who was in London during this time, came home last month and flew back to London on August 27.

Meanwhile, two days ago, Ramadevi hanged herself at her maternal home. After knowing the news, Jangaiah flew to India and landed at Hyderabad airport on Friday. However, on Saturday his body was found on the railway tracks.

Inquiries revealed that from the airport he travelled to Secunderabad railway station and even purchased a general ticket to Nellore. Police suspect that he could have boarded a passenger train and got down at Ghatkesar and committed suicide there. Based on his baggage and the identity proofs in it, police identified him.

Police further found that Ramadevi was also planning to return to London, but her visa process was delayed. As a result, the couple had frequent arguments, and she was reportedly depressed. Her parents also accused him of harassing her, forcing her to commit suicide.

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