In a suspected suicide, the body of a 22-year-old expatriate student was found washed ashore on Bahrain Financial Harbour beach yesterday. The deceased was identified as Prabha Subramaniyan, a student of the University of Bahrain. She was also an alumnus of Indian School Bahrain. Confirming the incident, the Interior Ministry said on its Twitter handle that it has launched a probe into the death. “A body of an Asian woman, 22, found in the sea in the Bahrain Bay area.
An investigation has been launched to know the reason behind the death,” the ministry said. Sources said Prabha’s father is a known businessman. “She is survived by her father, mother and an elder brother,” sources added. Last May, a 14-year-old student attempted suicide by jumping off his school building. Tribune spoke to leading psychiatrists Anisha Abraham and Mariam Alamadi, who said the young are committing suicide due to their inability to face challenges in the early stages of life.