Hyderabad woman ends life after tiff over TV remote

Last Updated: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 14:30 hrs

Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a young woman here ended her life by taking a lethal injection after a quarrel with her brother over the TV remote.

The incident took place Tuesday at their house in Machabollaram at Alwal here Tuesday, police said.

Twenty-year-old Madhu Priya, working as a nurse in a private hospital, had a fight with her brother over the TV remote. He was reportedly watching a cricket match while she wanted to watch some other programme. When he refused to give the remote, she went inside a room and administered herself a poisonous injection.

She was taken to a hospital, where doctors declared her dead.

In a similar incident in December last year in the old city of Hyderabad, an 18-year-old girl had committed suicide by hanging herself after a fight with her sister over the TV remote.

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