Panaji: A 34-year-old foreign returned mother tried to commit suicide by jumping from a bridge on Saturday after killing her 18-month-old daughter during the wee hours at Chicalim village in South Goa.
Police Inspector Kapil Nayak told reporters that Nimisha Valsan had returned back from Germany to her parent’s place at Chicalim, a week back along with her daughter.
The husband of the accused is working in Germany where she was living for few years before returning back.
Nayak said that around 5 am, the accused strangulated her 18 month old daughter to death and knocked the door of a neighbour asking for the car key.
He said that the accused drove to Zuari Bridge, located 5 kms away and then jumped from there. She was rescued by workers of Dilip Buildcon company, which is currently working on a parallel Zuari Bridge.
Nayak said that the accused was rushed to Goa Medical College and hospital at Bambolim, where she is currently undergoing a treatment.
Police have registered a case of murder against the accused.