12-year-old girl found hanging in Alappuzha; locals blame mother for mental torturing
Alappuzha: A 12-year-old girl was found hanging at Valiyakulangara in Karthikappally here. The deceased was identified as Harsha from Valiyakulangara. The incident took place at 10 am on Sunday.
Prima facie, the girl seemed to have ended her life after her mother scolded her regarding studies, the police said.
According to the statement of the girl's mother and stepfather, the girl was found hanging inside the house and she died before reaching hospital. Meanwhile, local residents alleged that the child ended her life due to her mother's mental torturing.
The neighbours also raised suspicion over the girl's death. Neighbours revealed that the girl's mother used to beat her up and the girl had filed a complaint with the Pink Police. The girl's cries were heard from the house frequently. Whenever the neighbours went there to inquire, the woman used to stop them from entering the house, the locals said.
Thrikkunnapuzha police arrived at the spot and completed further procedures. The police stated that more details will be known after post-mortem.
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