Mumbai: Woman slips, falls to death while watering plants in balcony

In an unfortunate incident on Saturday morning, Vijayahsree Sistla, 51, died after falling from her fifth floor residence at Napean Sea Road. The wife of senior RBI officer Prabhakar Sistla, was a resident of Vasant Vihar.

The Sistla residence at RBI colony
The Sistla residence at RBI colony

According to the police who received a call at 9.05 am on Saturday, Sistla lost her balance while watering plants in her balcony and fell to her death. Her family, which includes a daughter and son, were at home at the time and discovered the accident after they heard a loud crash.

The police took Sistla to JJ Hospital. She was declared dead on arrival and a post-mortem was conducted. Mumbai Police spokesperson DCP Dhananjay Kulkarni confirmed the incident.

A police officer from the Malabar Hill police station said that a building employee had told the police that this was the second such incident in the building. The police have registered a case of accidental death.



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