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Woman hangs self after killing daughter over family dispute

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

A 46-year-old woman allegedly killed her daughter over some family disputed and then committed by herself to a ceiling fan in Indirapuram here, police said Wednesday.

The incident took place Tuesday night in Nayay Khand 2 of Indirapuram, they said, adding that a note allegedly written by the woman was also recovered from the spot.

SP (City) Shlok Kumar said lived with his wife Prema, daughters Deepa (28) and (24).

Tuesday evening, Bisht tried to contact his wife over her phone but his call remained unattended. Following this, he called some of his relatives to look into the matter. The relatives reached his flat and knocked the door which was locked from inside.

Unable to get any response, they broke open the door and entered the room.

They spotted the body of Deepa lying on the bed while that of was found from the ceiling fan.

Soon after, the police were informed about the incident.

Deepa was a charted by profession and was her engagement took place this January.

Police have recovered a note written by in the name of her younger daughter in which she expressed apologies for leaving her alone and advised her to choose a suitable match for her.

According to the postmortem report, Deepa was strangled and committed suicide by herself from a ceiling fan, the SP said, adding that the incident took place following some family dispute.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 23:30 IST