Girl found dead at police station in Tirumala

Girl was brought to station for questioning in connection with theft inside hill temple: police

Written by Agencies | Tirupati | Published: October 17, 2012 10:43 am

In an alleged custodial death,a teenaged girl,held for questioning in connection with a theft case,was found dead at a police station at nearby Tirumala but police claimed she committed suicide.

The 18-year-old girl from Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh was found dead in the crime wing police station at Tirumala.

Police maintained she had committed suicide by hanging using a portion of her dress when she went to the bathroom.

The girl,an alleged routine offender,was brought to the police station for questioning in connection with a theft inside the hill temple recently,police said.

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