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Mumbai: Woman attempts suicide in front of Maharashtra Vidhan Bhavan


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Mumbai: A 60-year-old woman allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison in front of the Maharashtra Vidhan Bhavan, police said, adding that a property dispute in her family might have been a trigger.

Police officials said that Nashik-resident Sakhubai Jhale tried to end her life this afternoon on a road near Vidhan Bhavan in south Mumbai’s Nariman Point area and was rushed to hospital after passers-by alerted the police.

An official said that the woman’s condition was stable, adding that investigations into the reasons behind Jhale’s act was underway.