Woman throws son from 11th floor, jumps to death in Kanpur
The woman was reportedly suffering from depression and was under treatment.Updated: Feb 04, 2018 21:47 IST
A woman allegedly threw her five-year-old son from the 11th floor of a high-rise apartment before jumping to her death in Kalyanpur on the outskirts of Kanpur on Sunday, police said.
Senior superintendent of police, Kanpur, Akhilesh Kumar said the police were investigating the case.
The deceased were identified as Jaya Agarwal (30) and Utkarsh Agarwal.
Jaya’s husband Pawan Agarwal is a chartered accountant. He was in the lawn with his older son when his wife threw the child and then jumped off the top floor.
The family lives in Rania area of Kanpur and owned two flats in Divinity Homes apartment in Kalyanpur where they used to visit on weekends.
Jaya’s brother-in-law Atul Gupta claimed she had been suffering from depression and was undergoing treatment.
“The CCTV footage showed she threw Utkarsh before jumping off,” he said.