Po­lice res­cue girl who took pills

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Dubai Po­lice saved a girl who at­tempted to com­mit sui­cide live on so­cial me­dia.

Bri­gadier En­gi­neer Kamel Butti Al Suwaidi, Direc­torate of Gen­eral Op­er­a­tions Di­rec­tor at Dubai Po­lice, said the force acted on a tip from a young woman who had spot­ted the Arab girl, in a video posted on her Twit­ter ac­count, as the vic­tim swal­lowed pills to try to end her life.

Po­lice iden­ti­fied the girl from her Twit­ter ac­count and hur­ried to in­ter­vene.

Al Suwaidi said po­lice phoned the vic­tim’s fa­ther af­ter get­ting his num­ber through his daugh­ter’s Twit­ter ac­count.

In or­der not to scare the fa­ther, the po­lice in­formed him that they had re­ceived a call from his daugh­ter, who they said was sick.

The fa­ther stays in a dif­fer­ent area far from her daugh­ter, it was claimed.

“The of­fi­cers told him that the call got dis­con­nected be­fore they could find out her By Is­mail Se­bug­waawo lo­ca­tion and that they could not re­con­nect to her num­ber,” said Al Suwaidi.

The fa­ther then gave po­lice the girl’s sis­ter’s num­ber, who was reached im­me­di­ately. “The vic­tim’s sis­ter man­aged to in­ter­vene just in time and trans­ferred her to the near­est hospi­tal be­fore the po­lice pa­trol and am­bu­lance ar­rived at their home,” said the of­fi­cer.

No rea­sons have been given as to why the girl tried to end her life.

Also, Po­lice did not men­tion her age or the date when the in­ci­dent oc­curred.

The Po­lice state­ment said the woman’s fam­ily has thanked and praised the force for their quick in­ter­ven­tion which helped save the life of their daugh­ter.

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