An 11-year-old girl committed suicide after her mother did not immediately entertain her demand for a cake and asked her to wait till her father returned home, the police said on Tuesday.
Dhruvi Sampat, a Class V student, hung herself from a ceiling fan using a thin bedsheet in Morbi town of Rajkot district on Monday. After the maid found her, her parents took her to the hospital where she died.
“Dhruvi was taken in a serious condition to a private hospital, where she died. The post-mortem report revealed suffocation as cause of the death,” the police said. Preliminary investigation revealed that Dhruvi participated in the Teachers’ Day celebrations in school, where she won a prize in the dance competition. The police said after she returned home, Dhruvi wanted a treat.