Mumbai: Mother of two commits suicide by jumping in front of train
A 30-year-old woman jumped in front of a Thane-bound train with her two sons aged five and three. Her younger son survived the suicide attempt; a case of accidental death has been registered
In the wee hours of Saturday morning, a lady committed suicide by jumping in front of a Thane-bound train, along with her two sons, aged five and three. The younger son, however, managed to survive and was admitted to Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar, where he was declared out of danger. The Kurla Government Railway police (GRP) have registered a case of accidental death.
Shridevi Guruseedha Vader, 30, left her residence at around 12.30 am on Saturday morning along with her two sons, five-year-old Omkar and three-year-old Darshan. Her husband Guruseedha was informed of her death at around 1.30 am.
An officer from Kurla GRP said, “Guruseedha woke up around 1 am and noticed that his wife and two children were missing. We discovered the bodies of the three at around 1.15 am and called up Darshan’s nursery teacher, after we found an ID card on his body with the teacher’s number.
She, in turn, informed Guruseedha, who was called to the spot to identify the dead bodies. Yesterday, the doctors at Rajawadi Hospital declared Darshan to be out of danger.”
The cops are yet to ascertain the reason for the suicide. “We have noted down the husband’s statement, where he said that the couple had a small argument over dinner on Friday night. He told her that he had a stomach ache and wasn’t hungry, because of which she was angry with him.