Woman suicide attempt, dead child baffle police
In a shocking incident, a 38-year-old woman from Chicalim allegedly murdered her 13-month-old daughter and tried to commit suicide by cutting her wrist, and later tried jumping off the Zuari bridge early morning on Saturday.
As per the information provided by DySP Rajesh Kumar, the woman tried to commit suicide twice. Initially, she tried cutting her wrist with a sharp object. The bloodstains were visible on the floor of the room inside her house.
After a failed suicide attempt, the second time she tried jumping off the Zuari bridge but was rescued by the coast guards and the Dilip Buildcon staff.
DySP Kumar further said that after her rescue, a call was made to her husband informing him about the incident. The husband checked inside the house and to his utter shock found their 13-month-old daughter dead lying on the bed.
Meanwhile, the woman is recuperating at the Goa Medical College and Hospital.
Police said more details will be available after the woman gives her statement. The exact reason behind this shocking incident is unknown.
As per information given by the Vasco Police Inspector Kapil Nayak, the woman, Nimisha Valson (38), has been booked under section 302 of IPC.
He said statements of the woman, husband and others will be recorded and the case is being investigated in all possible angles.