Man booked for abetment of suicide

ST Correspondent
Sunday, 17 June 2018

A 27-year-old man has been booked by Warje Malwadi police for abetting his wife to commit suicide. The incident, which occurred on June 11, was reported to the police on Friday.

Pune: A 27-year-old man has been booked by Warje Malwadi police for abetting his wife to commit suicide. The incident, which occurred on June 11, was reported to the police on Friday.

The accused husband has been identified as Vijay Landge, a resident of Tapodham area of Warje. Landge has been alleged of suspecting the character of his wife and harassing her daily. The deceased woman has been identified as Rukmini Landge, 22, who got married to the accused in the year 2016. 

She ended her life by hanging herself at the couple’s residence at Tapodham in Warje on June 11. The matter was reported to police by the father of the deceased, who mentioned of regular physical and mental harassment meted out to his daughter by the accused.

Police is investigating the case and have registered a case under section 306 abetment of suicide.

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