22-year-old woman police constable allegedly commits suicide

Mumbai: A 22-year-old woman police constable today allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her house in Naigaon, Dadar in Central Mumbai.

Manju Vasant Gaikwad, the woman, ended her life at her house in the New BDD Chawl this afternoon, said a police official.

Gaikwad was attached to the Local Arms Division at Naigaon, he said.

She was taken to government-run KEM hospital where she was declared dead before admission, he said.

Bhoiwada police have registered a case and the cause of suicide was yet to be ascertained, he said.