Neyyattinkara girl suicide: Boyfriend in police custody
Thiruvananthapuram: In connection with the suicide of a class 9 girl at Neyyattinkara, police took her boyfriend into custody. The accused was identified as Kodangavila native Jomon.
Police reported that the accused visited the girl at her residence on the day of her suicide. Only the girl and her sister were present in the house when Jomon arrived there.
Following a dispute with Jomon, the girl attempted suicide in a closed room. Her sister and boyfriend took her to a private hospital in Neyyattinkara after breaking the door.
But she breathed her last at the hospital.
Jomon managed to flee from the hospital after the hospital authority confirmed the girl’s death.
Soon after this, the girl’s sister alleged that Jomon manhandled the girl. She also repeated the same in her statement to the police.
Neyyattinkara police registered a case and took the accused into custody. He will be produced before the court on Sunday. The body of the girl was handed over to the family after post-mortem.
(Suicide is not a solution to any problem. Seek the help of a mental health expert if you are in distress. Toll-free helpline number- 1056)