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Woman upset over husband’s dark skin and obesity committed suicide

SURAT, 3 July-2014, Yagnesh Mehta/TNN: An 18-year-old woman committed suicide at her residence on Dabholi road in the city on Sunday since she was upset with her husband’s dark skin and obesity, police investigation revealed. The husband was under medication for epilepsy and due to prolonged medication he turned obese and his skin complexion turned dark, family members claimed in police statement.

Woman upset over husband’s dark skin and obesity committed suicide

Woman upset over husband's dark skin and obesity committed suicide
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Rakhi Sindal was found hanging to ceiling at her residence in Ghanshyam Nagar on Sunday evening. She hanged self to ceiling fan hook using a cable. She was spotted by family members in late evening when they returned from outside.

On being informed police started investigation in the case and the body was sent for post mortem. Preliminary post mortem report revealed that Rakhi died of hanging. Family members informed police that there were disputes between the couple over husband’s dark complexion and obesity. Rakhi’s husband, Nilesh, informed police that the deceased did not like him and fought with him often over minor issues.

Rakhi got married to Nilesh, a tea stall owner, around one and half year ago but came to stay with him just six months ago since she did not like her husband. “So far the investigation revealed that the deceased did not like her husband due to his dark skin complexion and obesity. She discussed about her dislike with her parents too,” said, investigation officer, A A Shaikh in Chowk Bazaar police station.

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