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Mumbai: Woman consumes phenyl after fight over bangles, mother jumps off building

"When family members returned after admitting Priya at 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," police said.

| Mumbai | Published: February 17, 2020 12:36:32 pm
mumbai Lokhandwala suicide, Lokhandwala suicide fight over bangles, mumbai suicides, mumbai city news, mumbai police 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 family members. (Representational/Source: Getty Images/Thinkstock)

A 52 year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping off a building in Lokhandwala Market area in Oshiwara in the metropolis on Sunday evening, sometime 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 family members.

“When family members returned after admitting Priya at 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.

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