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Pune student found hanging from ceiling fan at home

PUNE: A 19-year-old college student was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her house in Paud on Saturday evening. Police have recovered a note, purportedly written by the girl, stating that she was ending her life because she was sexually harassed as a minor and could no longer take the trauma. An officer from the Paud police told TOI the note was recovered from the girl's cellphone cover. "The note also mentions the name of the man who allegedly assualted her, the officer said, adding, "We will talk to the girl's parents and get the details of the person soon. The officer said the incident came to light around 6pm when the student's parents and elder brother returned home from work. "The girl's parents kept knocking on the door. They tried to call her on the phone, but in vain. The girl's brother then managed to open the window and found her hanging her from the fan , the officer said.

The family, with the help of their landlord, broke open the apartment door and rushed her to the hospital where she was pronounced dead, police said. A case of accidental death has been registered in this regard and further probe in ongoing, police said.