Bengaluru: Bharathi Veerath, who made headlines two years ago when she became the first lady cab driver in Bengaluru, was, on Monday found hanging at her home where she lived alone. Although her death is being speculated as a suicide, no suicide letter has been found.
“It appears to be a case of suicide, as the victim’s (V. Bharathi) body was found hanging by a cloth-like rope from the ceiling of a room by her landlord on Monday night,” the police said.
Bharti’s body was found by her landlord who also informed that Bharti had planned to move back to Andhra Pradesh soon. Veerath had moved to Bengaluru ten years ago.
“The landlord went to the third floor of his house where Bharathi was staying in the rented portion to check her whereabouts as he did not see her since Sunday night and found her body hanging through the room’s window and alerted us,” police added.
First Published | 28 June 2016 12:45 PM
Web Title: Bharathi Veerath, Bengaluru’s first woman cab driver, found dead
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