Hyderabad: A Telugu news anchor, Radhika Reddy, allegedly committed suicide on Sunday night by jumping off the fifth floor of her building in Hyderabad’s Moosapet. The police have recovered a suicide note written by Reddy in which she has stated that depression is the reason for her suicide and that “her brain is her enemy.”
Radhika Reddy, who worked for Telugu news channel V6, anchored the 9 p.m. bulletin on Sunday and returned home. The Kukatpally Police Station Sub-Inspector, Majid told news agency ANI that the anchor committed suicide shortly after coming back from work. She died on the spot from a head injury, a leg fracture, and multiple blunt injuries, he added.
The deceased had divorced her husband six months ago and had been staying with her parents and a 14-year-old son. Reports suggest that her son is mentally-challenged. The police have filed a case and have begun an investigation.