Grade 8 student disappeared from her home in Ajman after returning from school.
Sharjah : The dead body of a Grade 8 girl student of Indian High School, Sharjah, was found near Mega Mall in Al Qassimia area on Sunday evening.
The Indian teenager attended school on Sunday and, according to the school principal, she returned to her home in Ajman by school bus.
“We are sad that the girl student, who has been with the school since KG II, was found dead. The parents called up the school on Sunday at 4pm, complaining that their daughter had not reached home. We tried to locate the girl and checked the camera on the school bus and tried to gather information from other students,” said the principal. He added that it is confirmed that the girl had reached Ajman.
“When we could not find her, I asked the parents to lodge a police complaint on Sunday night. We learnt on Monday morning that the girl had died. We can’t give more details as a police investigation is under way,” he added.
The girl’s body was found lying between air conditioners near the balcony of an apartment on the first floor of a high-rise building. Residents of an adjacent building had spotted the girl’s dead body.
The mystery surrounding the teenager’s disappearance from Ajman to Sharjah is under investigation.
According to school sources, she reached Ajman before 2 pm on Sunday and went to Mega Mall in Sharjah by taxi.
According to this source, the girl did not have money to pay the taxi fare and pledged her gold ear ring as taxi fare to the driver. The girl reportedly told the taxi driver to call her mother in the evening and return the ear ring to collect the taxi fare.
According to school sources, the girl was seen getting off the school bus in Ajman and was seen in CCTV footages of a shopping mall in Sharjah.
Sharjah Police is investigating the case and the body has been shifted to the morgue.
Source : emirates 24/7