Mangalore: Failed Suicide Bid - Girl Still Critical, Malaysian Out of Danger
Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (BG)
Mangalore, Sep 19: The girl who had jumped from the third floor of a building at M G Road on Monday September 17 and who had landed on three pedestrians, is still critical. One of the Malaysian boys she had landed was also gravely injured and admitted to ICU.
The girl, identified as Vandana Prabhu (31), a resident of Jail Road. It is said that she has been mentally ill from past five years and was under medication. She is unmarried.
Shaffa'ee, one of the Malaysian students who was walking with the injured student
Sources said that on the day of the incident, she was getting ready to go to dentist with her mother. But before they could leave, Vandana vanished from her house without the knowledge of her mother. She went to the third floor of Krishna building in M G Road and jumped.
Instead of hitting the ground, she landed on three Malaysians who were passing by the building just at that moment. Of them, the boy who was gravely injured has been identified as Muhammad Mushain Bin Monh Mashur, from Penang, Malaysia, and student of first year MBBS, KMC Bejai. He came to the city just a couple of months back to pursue his studies.
Mashur along with his friends Muhammad Shafik bin Shaffa'ee of Sarawak, Malaysia and student of first year BDS, KMC; his classmate Miur Zainul Arif, and Mohd Nadzrin Shah, first year MBBS, KMC, were on their way back to their hostel in Bejai from then gym when the incident took place.
The four were walking on the road when all of a sudden the girl fell on them. Mashur was injured on the neck and rushed to the hospital, where he was in the ICU until Wednesday September 19 morning. He is out of danger, but unable to talk yet.
Speaking to daijiworld, his friend Shaffa'ee who was with Mashur said that all four of them were from Malaysia and students of KMC. He further said that the incident was a shock to them, as they had not noticed the girl jumping from the building.