Bantwal/Mangalore, July11: It was reported that a housewife has committed suicide along with her six year old daughter by jumping into a well near their house at Melarugudde in Bantwal on July 10, Wednesday night.
The deceased has been identified as Pratima, aged 33, wife of ex-serviceman Naveen Kumar and their daughter Diya, aged 6.
Sources said that a quarrel between the couple over the trivial issue of frequent late night calls and SMS which Pratima was receiving, was believed to be the reason behind Pratima’s suicide bid with her little daughter.
Police sources said that Pratima might have left home along with her daughter late night and culminated her life by committing suicide in a well.
Naveen Kumar, husband of the deceased is being grilled by the police in connection with the case, sources said.