Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Man arrested after wife jumps to death from bldg

Mumbai: The Byculla police on Tuesday arrested a 28-year-old private firm employee on charges of abetting his wife's suicide. Rupa Jadhav (25), a homemaker, jumped from the 22nd floor of a Mhada building in Reay Road area around10.30am Monday . “Rupa left home when Sagar was having a bath. The couple, who have two-year-old son, had had a fight earlier. When Jadhav went in search of her, she was standing on the 22ndfloor,“ a po lice officer said. Sagar and their neighbours pleaded her not to take any extreme step, but she jumped.
A preliminary probe found that the couple, who got married three years ago, had frequent fights. “Whenever they fought, Rupa would go to her sister's home in Panvel. She told her brother also about the fights,“ the officer said.
Her brother lodged a complaint against Sagar of harassment for dowry and abetment to the suicide. Sagar has been sent to police custody for a day.

The Times  of India, August 24, 2016

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