Woman techie jumps to death from 8th floor of IT park

A woman software engineer jumped to death from the eighth floor of an IT park in Ambattur Industrial Estate on Thursday.
Woman techie jumps to death from 8th floor of IT park
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She has been identified as Danita from Tiruchy employed at a private company in Ambit IT Park. The incident took place around 7 pm, said the police.

The workers at the IT Park heard a loud thud at the rear side of the building and when they rushed to the spot, they found Danita dead in a pool of blood. “She is suspected to have jumped from the eighth floor emergency exit staircase. Her head hit the railing on the second floor and the skull broke before she fell on the basement,” said police.

On information, the Ambattur Estate police rushed to the spot, retrieved her body and sent it to Kilpauk Medical College Hospital for post-mortem. Danita’s colleagues and HR manager of the company have been picked up for interrogation. She is said to have recently joined the company and police are investigating whether she resorted to the extreme step due to work pressure or harassment by colleagues.

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