Youth commits suicide at Nadukani Pavilion; Girl who accompanied him found with injuries
Kulamavu (Idukki): A youth was found hanging from a tree near the rocky region of Nadukani Pavilion. A Plus Two girl student who had accompanied him was found nearby with serious injuries. Both were found at a depth of 100 feet.
The youth was identified as Alex (23), son of M H Joseph (Sabu) of Melukavu Illikkal. The injured girl was taken to a private hospital in Thodupuzha.
The incident took place on Thursday. According to police, Alex and the girl visited the Nadukani Pavilion and were talking when the latter fell down on the rocks below. Finding the unconscious girl, Alex thought she was dead. Following this, he hanged himself from a tree nearby using his jeans.
Alex and the girl were missing since Thursday. Their parents had filed a missing complaint at Kanjar and Melukavu police stations. In the search conducted, Alex’s bike was found abandoned near the Pavilion.
When police conducted search on Friday afternoon, they located the girl lying there since Thursday evening. Her bag was found from the bike. During the search when police called out her name, she responded from a depth.
SIs Manoj, Isaac, civil police officer Abhilash and fire force personnel helped the girl to safety. She suffered a broken leg during the fall.
Police are waiting for the girl to regain her health for further interrogation.
(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)