Bengaluru: A body was found dead in a rented house in the city’s northwest suburb. Later police discovered that the body is of a 40 year old cab driver named Bharthi.
“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,” said Sanjay Nagar police inspector Prakash
Police registered the case as a unnatural death as no suicide note was found in her house. the body was further to send to a state run hospital for postmortem to ascertain the cause of death.
“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 again since Sunday night and found her body hanging through the room’s window and alerted us,” Prakash recalled.
“As per our records, Bharathi was one of the early women taxi drivers in the city and joined the all-women cab service, Angel City Cabs two years ago and later registered her vehicle with aggregate Uber, the online personal transportation firm,” Prakash added.
Bharthi was staying alone in the house as she hailed from the guntur in Andhra Pradesh and she is single orphaned. Her cab was found parked in front of the house in Nagashettyhalli colony.