Mumbai teen girl jumps off building, neigbour records video
Mumbai : A 14-year-old Mumbai girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping off a high rise, same building where she resides. One of her neighbours recorded the shocking incident on the camera.
The teenager was a Class 9 student and has been identified as Harshika Dhirendra Mayavashi.
At around 6.30 pm on Thursday, when a few neighbours noticed Harshika standing on the parapet of the eighth floor of the housing complex, they tried to stop her, an official said. "When she fell to the ground, people immediately took her to a hospital where she was declared brought dead," news agency PTI quoted an official as saying.
In the video recorded by one of her neighbours, a girl wearing white T shirt and a pair of black pants can be seen standing on the parapet. After a couple of minutes she jumps off.
The clip was widely spread on the social media.
"The motive behind the suicide is yet to be ascertained and we are making inquiring with her relatives and friends in this connection. We will also examine her mobile phone and other gadgets," PTI quoted the official as saying.
Police have registered accidental death report said they will examine her activities on social media.