Pregnant woman commits suicide in Delhi

Pregnant woman commits suicide in Delhi

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A 24-year-old pregnant woman committed suicide by hanging herself after a tiff with her fiance, police said on Sunday.

The incident occurred in Katwaria Sarai area of south Delhi, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Ruchi, who was staying here at a rented flat with her fiance Sharad, 24, police said. Both are residents of Madhya Pradesh.

“The woman and the man were engaged a few months back … they had a fight last night after which Ruchi committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, South, Nupur Prasad told IANS. Ruchi was also evidently pregnant, she added.

Police said they have also recovered a suicide note from the flat.

“In her suicide note, she has mentioned that no one should be held responsible for her act,” Prasad added.

The officer further said that a case has been registered and the body sent for the autopsy.

“We are awaiting the autopsy report to ascertain the exact cause of her death,” the ADCP said.

However, after the incident came to light, Sharad is on the run.

Ruchi’s family has also been informed, police said.

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