Hyderabad: Wife of Telangana techie, found dead in Seattle 10 days ago, attempts suicide

Swathi Reddy, wife of NRI techie Madhukar Reddy who committed suicide in the United States on April 4, attempted to end her life at her parents' home in Kothapet area of Hyderabad on Friday.

After 37-year-old G. Madhukar Reddy, a native of Telangana was found hanging at his house in Seattle, his parents back home had been blaming his wife Swathi for his taking the extreme step.

The relations between Swathi and her in-laws soured to such an extent that they attacked her publicly at their son's funeral in Bhuvanagiri on Tuesday. Swathi had even sought police protection, fearing for her safety.


Swati had approached the media and police with evidence that she shared a cordial relationship with her husband, adding that Madhukar was going through some psychological problems, which drove him to commit suicide.

Swathi with her father.

On Friday, Swathi, who also works as a techie in the US and had recently moved into a new house with her husband, attempted suicide by drinking toilet cleaner at her parents' house.

Her parents immediately rushed her to a private hospital where she is being attended to.

Swathi's parents claimed that she was forced to take this step pained by the manner in which her in-laws treated her at her husband's funeral.

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