8-year-old girl accidentally hangs herself trying to copy scene from a crime show

Nation Next Newsroom | Mar 28, 2018 14:43

An 8-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur town accidentally hanged herself on Tuesday night while she was trying to enact a scene from a popular crime show on TV.

As per the police, the girl had gone to her neighbor’s house where she watched the crime show with other children. After watching a hanging scene in the show, the girl decided to imitate it. As she stood on a bucket after tying a knot around her neck with a rope hanging from the ceiling fan, the bucket tumbled. The other children after watching her struggle got scared and ran away. After some time, the children returned and brought the girl down to the floor.

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Afraid, the children hid her body in a sack in the other room and left. The incident came to light in the night after which the children informed the police about the unfortunate incident.