Woman jumps into Durgam Cheruvu

Deccan Chronicle.  | dc correspondent

Nation, Crime

A 29-year-old woman, identified as Swapna, attempted suicide at the cable-stayed bridge at Durgam Cheruvu (Representational DC image)

Hyderabad: A 29-year-old woman, identified as Swapna, attempted suicide at the cable-stayed bridge at Durgam Cheruvu on Wednesday afternoon. Police identified her from the medical records in a bag that she had left behind on the bridge. Madhapur inspector P. Ravindra Prasad said a search was on in the lake for Swapna. Police said she was taking treatment for depression. Visitors on the bridge noticed a woman dressed in black jumping in the lake at about 3 pm, and alerted the lake police. The police started a search operation and were joined in by the GHMC’s DRF teams.

From the woman's bag, police found a phone number. When they called the number, a woman who identified herself Ajitha answered. Given the details, she identified the woman as her sister Swapna.

Swapna had married one Naresh a year ago but the couple separated. Since she slipped into depression and on Wednesday left home stating that was going to the hospital for a check-up. 

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