Two teenage girls allegedly committed suicide in separate incidents in Hyderabad after reportedly being told by their family members to not use the cell phone excessively and cut down on TV viewing in view of annual exams, police said on Sunday. An 18-year-old girl hanged herself in her house on Saturday afternoon, the police said. Elders in the family had reportedly told her not to use the cell phone much as exams were approaching, they said.
In the other incident, a 13-year-old girl, studying class VII, jumped to death from the sixth floor of their residential building on Friday night, the police said.
She was asked by family members not to watch TV and use cell phone much, the police said. Cases of suicide had been registered and further investigation was on, they added.