You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

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

Topics
Social Issues

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.)

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

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