Police in India are investigating an incident in which a 25-year-old Kenyan woman reportedly committed suicide on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Vinimanyasa Idbo, who was originally from Thika in Kiambu County.
Vinimanyasa jumped from the 14th floor of a housing society in the city of Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh state on the morning of December 26th, according to reports.
Police in Greater Noida say the deceased was involved in a heated argument with a male friend the night before she took her life. The man, who was cohabiting with the deceased, was detained for questioning.
A report by officer Anil Kumar of Beta-2 police station says the Kenyan woman was living in a rented apartment on Tower-B in Casa Grand housing society in Greater Noida.
“The security guards of the society informed the police about the whole incident and the body was taken into custody. The girl’s male friend was living with her on a tourist visa. It came to light that there was some dispute going on between the two after which the girl jumped from the balcony of flat,” said Kumar.
“Her body was sent for post mortem, and the report is awaited. We have not received any complaint from the victim’s kin in the case.”