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Bhopal: 19-yr-old girl Pooja Mehra kills self by consuming poison

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BHOPAL: A 19-year-old girl committed suicide by consuming poison at Kant no 12 under Bairagarh police station area on Sunday.

According to the police, Pooja Mehra, 19, daughter of Jagganath was found in an unconscious state and was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead.

Investigating officer ASI Somnath Singh said the deceased was among three siblings and used to remain at home. She left studies after Class VIII. The deceased’s father worked as a labourer and at the time of the incident, her parents were at work. Reason behind the suicide remained unknown as the statements of the family members are yet to be recorded. After the preliminary investigation the police registered a case under Section 174 of the IPC and started investigation.