Woman jumps to death from hospital building

June 20th, 2008 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS  


New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A young woman, reportedly suffering form depression, allegedly committed suicide by jumping off from the fifth floor of the Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital here Thursday, police said. Sangeeta, 25, jumped to her death at around 2.30 p.m., a police official said.

“Initial inquiries reveal that the deceased was depressed as she was not able to conceive even after five years of marriage,” the police officer said.

She was taken to the causality ward of the same hospital where she was declared dead.

Sangeeta was married to Naresh, 30, a daily wage labourer in Lado Sarai area of south Delhi.

Doctors had prescribed some medicines for her psychological problems. “The victim’s relatives told us that she had stopped taking her medicines. She had left her home Thursday morning without informing anyone,” the officer added.

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