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Two Sisters Get Locked Inside Banquet Hall In West Delhi, One Dies

They had gone to play inside the banquet hall but got locked inside when somebody shut the gates.

20/09/2016 10:07 AM IST | Updated 20/09/2016 10:24 AM IST
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NEW DELHI -- A one-year-old girl died after getting locked inside a banquet hall while playing in west Delhi's Nihal Vihar area, police said today.

Two sisters,aged one and three, were reported to be missing since 16 September and a complaint was lodged in this connection at the Nihal Vihar police station, they said.

The two were traced yesterday evening from the banquet hall. The younger one succumbed at the hospital due to starvation and dehydration while the elder one is recuperating, police said.

The father of the girls works as a watchman in the nearby area and they had gone to play inside the banquet hall but got locked inside when somebody shut the gates, said the officer.

No foul play has been detected till now,said the officer, adding further investigation is on.

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