National level swimmer commits suicide in Mumbai
Dhara was rushed to a hospital, but was declared brought dead.
A National level swimmer who was working with Western Railway allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her home in central Mumbai's Lower Parel.
Police said that Tanika Dhara,23, was found dead at her residence in Poonawala chawl in Lower Parel yesterday.
She was working as a junior clerk with the Western Railway, they said. "The incident came to light when her friend visited her residence yesterday and found the room locked from inside. Even her repeated calls to Tanika went unanswered," a police official said.
Finally, Dhara's friend and some neighbours broke the door open and entered the room, only to find her hanging from a window grill, the official added. Dhara was rushed to a hospital, but was declared brought dead.
Police, who were alerted about the incident, reached the spot and her body was sent for post-mortem.