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NCW writes to Delhi Police for speedy probe into RML doctor's suicide

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The National Commission for Women on Friday wrote to the Delhi Police, seeking a speedy probe into the suicide of a woman doctor of the Centre-run Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.

In a letter addressed to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik, the women's commission expressed its serious concern over the suicide.

Three doctors of the hospital were booked on Thursday for allegedly abetting the suicide of their colleague.

Dr Poonam Vohra, 52, allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence in North Avenue area.

In a suicide note, Vohra alleged she had been harassed by three of her colleagues.

Following the incident, the RML Hospital had initiated an inquiry. The Health Ministry had also ordered a probe into the matter.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 22:25 IST