A 16-year-old girl, a student of Class 12 in a private school, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the Model Town area on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Bhawna. The girl was preparing for the board examinations of Class 12.
The victim was alone at home at that time. According to police, father and uncle of the victim were first to witness her body hanging with the fan. They immediately cut the rope and took off the body, but she was dead by the time.
The family members didn't inform the police. An area resident after getting information, informed the police. After being informed, the Model town police reached the spot and initiated investigation in the case.
The family members have been reluctant to send the body for postmortem examination. SHO at Model Town police station inspector Inderjit Singh said the police had been recording the statements of family members of the deceased. The police will take appropriate action in the case after recording the statements.