Social Media Influencer Falls to Death from Her Apartment

  • Publish date: Monday، 27 May 2024
Social Media Influencer Falls to Death from Her Apartment

An Indian expat and popular social media influencer, Shanifa Babu, tragically died after falling from her 19th floor apartment in Fujairah on Saturday morning.

Incident Details

Shanifa Babu, an Indian expatriate in her late 30s, fell from the balcony of her 19th-floor apartment in Fujairah. The incident occurred around 9AM on Saturday, while her husband, mother, and children were present in the apartment.

Family Background

Shanifa was married with two daughters. Her husband, Sanuj Babu, is an entrepreneur who runs a construction firm in Fujairah. Shanifa and her family hail from the southern Indian state of Kerala. Shanifa's mother had traveled from Dubai to visit her daughter on the day of the incident.

Social Media Influencer Falls to Death from Her Apartment

Shanifa Babu’s Social Media Presence

Shanifa was well-known on social media, particularly on Instagram and TikTok, where she had a combined following of over 90,000. She frequently posted humorous videos and content about her family life. Her last post was a TikTok reel on Thursday, in which she stated, "Don’t fall in love with me, I will break your heart."

Ongoing Procedures

Shanifa's body is currently at Fujairah Hospital's mortuary. Her husband and mother were at the police station until early Sunday morning to complete necessary formalities. Social workers are assisting the family with paperwork and other formalities. It is not yet determined whether Shanifa will be buried in the UAE or repatriated to India.

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