Minor girl jumps to save herself from molestation, sustains hip fracture

In a bid to escape from being molested by a 35-year-old man, on Tuesday afternoon, a twelve-year-old girl jumped from a four storey building in Nalasopara

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The incident took place when the man approached the girl while she was walking by the Nalasopara area.

The man spoke to her on the pretext of asking for an address. After she told him the address, the man started talking to her and convinced her to go with him to the terrace of the building.

The man then proceeded to misbehaved with her on the terrace. Afraid of what his further actions would be, the girl jumped off the building.

She was severely injured due to the jump and had sustained a fracture. The girl was immediately rushed to Mumbai’s Nair Hospital, doctors at the hospital performed surgery upon her injured hip.

Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Ramesh Bharmal, Dean, Nair Hospital said “The girl has been admitted to the hospital, two days ago and is recuperating now. She has been responding well to the treatment. We have done a surgery on her injured hip, and now her health is fine. We will discharge her within the next few days, once she gets better. She is currently admitted in the orthopaedic ward.”