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Woman commits suicide at residence, police recover note that cites no reason

A 32-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her rented accommodation at South-west Delhi’s Palam Village on Sunday evening. According to the police, the deceased has been identified as Mala Verma. A senior police officer said that they have found a one-page suicide note from the possession of the deceased. 

“However, no reason has been mentioned in the suicide note,” said the officer. Police said that they will question the husband and other family members of Mala to establish what triggered her to take such an extreme step.

The incident came to light on Sunday evening at the Raj Nagar area of Palam Village when police received a PCR call about a woman found hanging from a ceiling fan at her house. A team of local police rushed to the spot and took the woman to Deen Dayal Upadhayay hospital where she was declared brought dead.

Police said that after the post-mortem, the body of the deceased will be handed over to her family.

Mala, a native of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh was married to one Sanjeev Verma. The woman is survived by her husband and a four-year-old baby boy.

A senior police official of the South-west district said that an SDM conducted an inquiry under the Inquest Proceedings. 

“Meanwhile, we have registered a case under 498A (Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty), 304 (b) (Dowry death) and 34 (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the IPC at the Palam Village police station,” said Surender Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South-west).
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