Minor girl commits suicide in Uri
Baramulla: An 11-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging herself with a ceiling fan at her home in Paranpillan village of the Uri border town on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Khusboo Bano, daughter of Imran Ahmad Awan, a resident of Paranpillan.
Police said that she was suffering from mental depression and was taking medicines for the same. “Her parents were out when she took this extreme step,” police said.
The body of the deceased has been handed over to the family after the post-mortem, while police have initiated inquest proceedings under Section 174 CrPC.