Kin ostracised, Girl jumps before metro

A 24-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the Dilshad Garden Metro Station on Tuesday afternoon.
A senior police official said the deceased was identified as Neetu, alias Meenakshi, a native of Mirjapur in UP. The police said that they have not recovered any suicide note from the spot.
“We got to know that she was depressed after her younger brother had a love marriage and her family was expelled from the society by her villagers. The deceased, with her two brothers, Mayur and Vishal, was staying in Mayur Vihar area. The family was receiving threats from the villagers that they would kill them,” said the police official.
The official further said Neetu’s younger brother Mayur eloped with a girl of the same caste. The family members of the girl were not happy with the marriage and they assaulted the whole family members. Later on, a panchayat was organised and they decided that Mayur and his family should be expelled.

4 injured in CP lift mishap

Around 14 people had a narrow escape after a lift snapped from the third floor and fell on the ground floor. Four persons suffered severe injuries in the incident.
According to the fire department, the incident took place at New Delhi House in Connaught Place area. The fire department was reported about the incident at around 2.30 pm. “14 people were trapped inside the lift. They were fished out by fire officials. All the injured were rushed to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital where nine of them were discharged after giving preliminary treatment. Four others have received critical injuries and were undergoing treatment,” said the fire official.
Meanwhile, a senior police official said they also visited the spot and helped the fire officials in the rescue operation.
“We will lodge an FIR in this respect of negligence against the care taker of the building if he is found guilty,” said the police official.

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