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Mother Jumps off Mumbai Building after Daughter Tries to Kill Herself by Drinking Phenyl, Dies

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A senior police officer said that the mother and daughter had a fight over a box of bangles after which the latter consumed phenyl in front of the family members.

Mumbai: A 52-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping off a building in Lokhandwala Market area in Oshiwara here on Sunday evening, some time after her daughter consumed a disinfectant and was rushed to a hospital, police said.

Senior Inspector Dayanand Bangar said Shashi Komal Sagar and her daughter, Priya, had a fight over a box of bangles and the latter consumed phenyl in front of her family members.

"When the family members returned after admitting Priya to a nearby hospital, they could not find Shashi in the house. They mounted a search and found her body on the ledge on the second floor. She seems to have jumped off the building. An accidental death case has been registered," Bangar said.

first published:February 16, 2020, 22:18 IST