Keonjhar, Jun 10: A 31-year-old transgender allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a tree in Padmapur village under Keonjhar Sadar police limits today.
The deceased has been identified as Rani aka Preeti, a resident of Madanpur village under Ramachandrapur police limits. Rani was residing at a rented house at Padmapur village.
Though the exact reason behind her death is yet to be known, it is being suspected that she took the extreme step after not being able to make ends meet amid the lockdown.
According to reports, some local residents spotted the hanging body in the morning and alerted the fellow villagers. Later, the villagers alerted the police.
On being informed, the police reached the post and seized the body for post mortem.