16 Jul 2023
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (India)
Rehana died by suicide. Reportedly her and her partner had argued the previous day.
...a 23-year-old transgender [woman] died by suicide at her home in Chhola locality on Sunday. No suicide note was recovered but police suspect that she took the extreme step after a dispute with her live-in-partner. Chhola police, who registered a case, said that the deceased had underwent [reassignment] surgery and was residing in a live-in relationship with an auto-driver.
When the auto-driver returned home around 10am on Sunday, Rehana was found hanging from the ceiling fan. Acting on information, Chhola police reached the spot. It was revealed that a dispute took place between the couple on Saturday after which the auto-driver left home.