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Lalita suicide case: Kabaddi player sent to police custody

National-level Kabaddi player Rohit Kumar, arrested in connection with the alleged suicide by his wife Lalita, who had accused him and her in-laws of harassment, was on Sunday remanded in two days’ police custody by a city court.

Rohit was produced before a duty magistrate, who allowed the police to interrogate him till October 25.

The accused, who is in the Navy, was arrested by a Delhi Police team in Mumbai on October 21. The kabaddi player was brought to Delhi on Saturday night.

On October 21, Rohit’s father, Vijay Singh was produced before a link magistrate, who remanded him in judicial custody till November 4, after the police did not seek his custodial interrogation.

Vijay was arrested after he surrendered at the Nangloi Police Station in West Delhi. He was a sub-inspector in the Delhi Police and had been dismissed from service, police said. 

Lalita had allegedly committed suicide on October 17 at her parents’ house in Nangloi. In her suicide note as well as audio and video clips left behind, she had alleged that her in-laws “harassed” her for minor issues and Rohit asked her to go away from his life.
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