National level swimmer commits suicide

| Updated: Jan 28, 2017 07:19 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan. 28 (ANI): A 23-year old national level swimmer working with the Western Railway (WR) allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Lower Parel in central Mumbai. The incident took place in the afternoon at around 1:30 p.m. on Friday. Tanika Dhara was found dead at her residence in Poonawala chawl in Lower Parel. She had won a silver medal in the 1m springboard event at the 70th National Aquatics in September last year and also clinched a bronze in 35th National Games held in Thiruvananthapuram in 2015. (ANI)