Mohini Soor, a Class 12 student of Modern College in Vashi committed suicide by hanging herself of her study room on Tuesday. Soor was a resident of Pragati Cooperative Housing Society of Sector 26.
A neighbour, requesting anonymity, said the teen’s mother had slapped her in front of everyone on Monday evening.
“Soor had some argument with a friend. Her mother had then slapped her in front of everyone. Don’t know if that incident had anything to do with her action,” the neighbour said.
In another incident, a 21-year-old welder with Mahindra and Mahindra allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Hanuman Nagar, Kandivli (E), on Tuesday.
(With inputs from G. Mohiuddin Jeddy)