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3 minors attempt suicide in rescue home


Hyderabad: Three minor girls today allegedly attempted suicide at a state-owned rescue home in Yousufguda area here after consuming detergent powder mixed with water, police said.

The three, who were part of a eleven-member group of girls and women who had escaped on June 3 from the rescue home, were traced subsequently and housed in the home, S R Nagar Sub-Inspector Saidulu said.

“They attempted suicide this afternoon. They were admitted to a government hospital and their condition is now stable,” the officer said.

Prima facie, the girls wanted to move out from the home. A case has been registered in the connection and investigations are underway, police said.

Those rescued from streets and under The Immoral Traffic Prevention Act (PITA) cases besides run-aways are housed in the Home.

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