Dehra Dun: A 21-year-old woman ITBP constable allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday by hanging herself in her barrack in Gauchar area of Chamoli district, police said here.
The constable, Kavita Rawat, posted in the 8th battalion of ITBP, was found hanging from a hook in her barrack this afternoon, they said.
The body has been taken to a hospital for postmortem, police said, adding, the reason for Rawat's extreme step is yet to be ascertained.
In another incident, a 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan after her aunt scolded her for talking on mobile phone, police said.
Mamta Paneru, a Class XII student, was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her room in Vasant Vihar locality here last evening when her relatives returned from work.
Paneru, a resident of Haldwani town, was living with her aunt as she was pursuing her studies here.
A suicide note has been recovered from the room in which the girl held herself responsible for taking the extreme step. She has also apologised to her aunt in the note.


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