Woman Jumps To Death From SouthCity


Kolkata: A mid age woman, named Sonali Aikat ( 35years old) jumped to her death from the tower- 2 of South City, the tallest residential building in the city, on Saturday morning.

According to the locals, it seems that it’s a case of suicide. With this incident, many persons committed suicide by jumping off the South City, which is fast becoming a suicide spot. Jadavpur Police has rushed to the spot. The body has been sent for post-mortem, after which the incident will be clear.

The city was stunned when an 81-year-old woman, along with her two middle-aged daughters, jumped to death from the 35th floor terrace of tower one of South City on August 31, 2012.The death parade of South City started on January 1, 2012, when a man in this 30s jumped to death from tower one after having a row with his friends at a New Year celebration party.

The residents of South City had earlier expressed their dissatisfaction over the security of the residential complex. However, with occurrence of Saturday’s incident, its evident that the residents’ request to the South City authorities to tighten security went in vain.