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Gurgaon: 42-year-old female techie dies after falling mysteriously from 7th floor of her call centre office

The Incident Took Place Around 1.30 PM On Tuesday. Her Fall Was Slowed By A Net Installed Outside The Building, They Said.

PTI | Updated on: 12 Apr 2017, 02:22:05 PM
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A 42-year-old woman employee of a call centre died after falling mysteriously from the seventh floor of the office building at Soha Road in Gurgaon on Tuesday, police said.

The incident took place around 1.30 PM on Tuesday. Her fall was slowed by a net installed outside the building, they said.

The woman, Pooja Verdhan, was rushed to a nearby hospital where she succumbed to her multiple injuries during treatment, a police official said.

"We are investigating if she jumped from the seventh floor or accidentally fell accidentally," ACP crime and spokesperson of Gurgaon Police, Manish Sehgal said, adding "We have taken CCTV footage from the building probing it."

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SHO of Badshahpur Police Station Rajender Kumar said "Verdhan has joined the company just a month ago. Her husband Raj Verdhan has been works in same office for last seven years."

"Preliminary investigation suggests that the woman might have been depressed due to family pressure,? the SHO said.

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First Published : 12 Apr 2017, 02:08:00 PM