Maharashtra

Delhi woman clicking selfie slips down 500-feet hill, dies

The Hush Post: In yet another selfie-related incident, a 33-year-old Delhi woman fell in a 500-feet deep valley in a Maharashtra hill station while taking a selife on her mobile phone.

The victim has been identified as Sarita Rammahesh Chouhan, a resident of Delhi. The incident occurred in Maharashtra’s popular hill station Matheran, in Mumbai’s neighbouring district of Raigad, a report said on Friday.

The incident had taken place on Tuesday evening. The Delhi woman, Sarita Rammahesh Chouhan, was reportedly taking a selife on her mobile phone at Matheran’s Louisa Point, Raigad’s Additional Superintendent of Police (ACP)o, Sanjay Patil, reportedly said.

“Chouhan (the victim) had come to Matheran, a hill station known for its mild climate and well-preserved colonial architecture, with her husband and three children yesterday,” the ACP was quoted as saying in the rport.

He said that on Tuesday at around 6.30 pm, the family members went to Louisa Point and all of them started clicking selfies and photos on their mobile phones. Sarita slipped and fell into deep valley while taking a selfie, another cop reportedly said.

After the incident, Sarita’s family members reported the matter to Matheran Police, after which a rescue operation was started, the report said.

Later the cops found her body from the valley at midnight with the help of a local residents. The post-mortem was conducted at a nearby hospital and her body was handed over to her family members later, it was reported.

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