Mumbai: 17-year-old girl kills self; father, stepmother arrested for abetting, covering up incident
| Saturday | 12th January, 2019
The Father and stepmother of a 17-year-old girl were arrested for allegedly abetting and covering up her suicide at their home in Thane district.
The officer added that the father ended the girl’s schooling last year and confined her to their home.
AdvertisingPolice said this was the second suicide in the household, following the girl’s mother’s death in 2006.
After the incident, the parents hurriedly cremated the girl despite residents in their locality advising them to inform police.
The officer added, “After they discovered her body, the stepmother held the girl’s legs while the father cut the dupatta suspending her from the ceiling.
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