13-Year-Old girl student jumps to death from 12th floor Suspect suicide

Syed Munavar Sabri

A 13-year-old girl student of 9th standard died under mysterious circumstances after she fell from the 12th floor of her apartment in Hulimavu on Saturday night.

The deceased has been identified as Vaishnavi, daughter of Veerendra,a Civil Contractor.

The family resides in Venugopal Nagar in Hulimavu and she was studying in 9th class in a private school.

Senior police officer said that the incident took place at around 10.30pm after Vaishnavi went near the balcony attached to the drawing room after having dinner.

A few minutes later, the family heard her screaming and went to check to find that she had fallen down.

The security guard of the apartment who also heard the sound rushed to the spot and she was shifted to a nearby hospital where she was declared brought dead.

Hulimavu police inspected the spot and ruled out that it was an accidental fall.We suspect that it is a case of suicide and the reason is yet to be ascertained ” .

The police are trying to retrieve her mobile which was locked.The body was handed over to the family on Sunday after the postmortem and police are awaiting to question her family members .

The Hulimavu police have taken up a case and are probing to ascertain the cause of death said a senior officer.

(Those in distress or those having suicidal tendencies can call Arogya Sahayavani Ph: 104 for help.)