As brother has swine flu, senior citizen sister commits suicide

Chennai: A woman killed herself after she found that her brother had swine flu in Pammal, last night.

According to sources, Sumathi (63), a resident of Nalla Thambi Street, Pammal, was dejected when she found that her brother Seethapathy was infected with swine flu. She immediately chose to end her life.

Police said she took the extreme step as she was disturbed by the news.

Shankar Nagar police have registered a case and are inquiring.

NT Bureau