Lalita suicide case: Kabaddi player sent to police custody

1National-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 today remanded in two days police custody by a Delhi 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 yesterday 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 Nangloi Police Station in West Delhi. He was a sub-inspector in 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.

A case was registered against Rohit and his father and two Delhi Police teams were formed to arrest Rohit and his father, who had also gone into hiding after Lalita committed suicide.

Source: PTI

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