Soon after she came to work for the family of a police officer,14 year old girl Rupa committed suicide.
Rupa,daughter of Bishnudeo Mandal,a resident of Araria in Bihar,was allegedly a minor girl.As per the amended law- The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986,a child upto 14 year old can not be employed by any body.
But Rupa was allegedly brought to serve the house of Vijay Kumar Gupta at Ganpati apartment in Hinoo,Ranchi on Tuesday.Gupta was posted as Inspector of Police at Araria.
On Tuesday night she was rushed to the Guru Nanak hospital where she was declared dead.”As soon as we learnt that she had eaten poison,we took her to the hospital”,said Gupta’s wife Vinita.
Although the police has registered a case of un-natural death,no body expects the police to resolve the case since it involves the family of a police officer.The post mortem report was still awaited.
Asked if the police had found any evidence suggesting the cause of the alleged suicide,Fazal Ahmad,Officer in Charge of Doranda police station where the FIR was registered,replied in the negative.”Investigatons are on”,he said.