Girl working as domestic help commits suicide

New Delhi: A young girl working as domestic help allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of her employer’s residence in east Delhi’s Anand Vihar area, police said today.

The girl allegedly jumped from the rooftop of her employer’s house at AGCR Enclave in Anand Vihar area on yesterday night. Her body was found on the ground of the premises in the morning, said a senior police officer.

Police have registered a case and sent the body for postmortem.

Further investigation will depend on the autopsy report findings and verification of the age of the girl, said the officer, adding that a case could be registered under prevention of child labour law against her employer if she was a minor.

Police said that the girl stayed with her employer’s family although her mother lived at Karkardooma village. Her family belonged to Samstipur in Bihar.