Daughter-in-law of ex-UP min commits suicide

DN Bureau

According to the police, the wife of Sachin, who is the younger son of Baleshwer Tyagi, a former minister in the Kalyan Singh government, took the extreme step at her two-storey home in the Nehru Nagar colony, when she was alone in her room.

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Ghaziabad: The 40-year-old daughter-in-law of a former Uttar Pradesh minister today committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her room here, police said.

City Superintendent of Police Akash Tomar said Sunita, the wife of Sachin, who is the younger son of Baleshwer Tyagi, a former minister in the Kalyan Singh government, took the extreme step at her two-storey home in the Nehru Nagar colony, when she was alone in her room.

Ex-minster's wife Raj Kumari was alone on the ground floor, while Babita, the wife of their eldest son Ashutosh, was in her room on the first floor.

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Sunita was being treated for depression in a Delhi-based hospital for the last four years, the police said.

Around 2.45 pm, Ashutosh's 18-year-old son Akash reached home and found her body hanging. He immediately raised an alarm and the family members brought the body down and rushed her to a nearby hospital, where the doctors declared her brought dead, the officer said.

The body was sent for post-mortem and forensic experts were called in to secure finger prints, the officer added.

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