Telugu news anchor suicide: Who was Radhika Reddy? What happened on Sunday night at Hyderabad’s Srivila Apartment?

By: |
New Delhi | April 2, 2018 6:24 PM

In a shocking development, a Telugu news anchor committed suicide on Sunday. The victim has been identified as Radhika Reddy.

Radhika Reddy.

In a shocking development, a Telugu news anchor committed suicide on Sunday. The victim has been identified as Radhika Reddy. She was 36 and she committed suicide by jumping from the fifth floor of a residential apartment complex. The incident occurred late last night and the deceased was under “depression due to some family dispute” with her husband and was now staying at her parents’ house.

Here is all you need to know about Radhika Reddy:

1- V Radhika Reddy, 36, was associated with the V6 News channel.

2- Radhika was a divorcee with a 14-year-old son, who is mentally disabled.

3- She killed herself at Srivila Apartment in Moosapet on Sunday night.

4- Reddy left a suicide note in Telugu which was found from her handbag.

5- She wrote that her brain was her enemy and that nobody was responsible for her death.

6- She was divorced six years and was since living with her son and her father.

Why took the extreme step?

The police suspect that she took the extreme step due to depression. The police said that witnesses saw her returning from work on Sunday night. Some saw her walking briskly towards the stairs. Instead of going to her flat, she went up to the top floor and jumped off. Assistant Commissioner of Police Bhujanga Rao said a probe into the suicide was ongoing.

On the basis of a preliminary enquiry, the police ruled out any foul play behind the incident. A case was registered and the woman’s body was shifted to a state-run hospital and a post-mortem will be conducted today.
A Hyderabad-based journalist working for a national news channel while speaking to said Radhika had read her late evening news bulletin before returning home.

Meanwhile, Radhika’s father said that he heard a loud noise from outside at around 10.30 pm while he was waiting for his daughter to return. Later, he realised that Radhika had jumped from the top floor of the building.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, Check out latest IPO News, Best Performing IPOs, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1V Muraleedharan’s convoy attacked in West Bengal in presence of police; BJP says no law and order in state
2Madras High Court’s remark on EC: SC says media cannot be restrained from reporting observations made during hearing
3Bengaluru Covid bed scam: Tejasvi Surya’s claim finds communal twist; Police says racket unearthed