The woman said in a suicide note that she had been in a live-in relationship with a man on the promise that they would be married, but he refused to do so and left her with no other option.
According to a suicide note, a 33-year-old woman was “forced to undergo abortion 14 times” in a span of eight years by her live-in spouse, authorities said on Thursday. According to them, the event happened on July 5 in the Jaitpur neighborhood of southeast Delhi.
According to police, the woman claimed in her suicide note that she had been in a live-in relationship with a man who had engaged in physical contact with her on the promise of marriage but would not marry her, leaving her with no choice but to commit suicide. She was also living apart from her husband.
According to a senior police officer, a charge of aiding suicide has been filed against the man who works for a Noida software company.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) Esha Pandey said, “On July 5, a PCR call was received regarding suicide by a woman at Jaitpur. A police team rushed to the spot where a woman was found hanging in a room. She was immediately shifted to AIIMS where the doctor declared her brought dead.”
“The stool used for hanging and the deceased’s mobile phone were seized. After a preliminary inquiry, it was revealed that the woman had been living separately from her husband for the past seven-eight years,” she said.
The body was delivered to her parents after post-mortem, residing in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, were notified, the DCP continued.
As per Hindustantimes, one suicide note and viscera were handed over to police by doctors at AIIMS, police said.
“We have registered a case under sections 306 (abetment of suicide), 376 (rape), and 313 (causing miscarriage without woman’s consent) of the Indian Penal Code, and further investigation was taken up,” the DCP said.
Police stated that the woman’s husband, who works for a private company in South Extension, was also hauled in for interrogation after telling them that he and his wife split up about eight years ago.
They said that raids are being conducted to arrest the accused.