Woman commits suicide; police arrest husband

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GUWAHATI, June 19: A woman identified as Bhanita Baisya Deka of Kalapahar died in a city hospital on Monday night after consuming poison allegedly due to some family conflict. According to police source, the deceased came out of her Kalapahar City Complex residence yesterday and took poison somewhere. A few hours later, she became senseless and fell down near Bharalumukh Thana. Witnessing her physical break down, two youths have reported to the Bharalumukh police station and immediately admitted her to the Marwari Hospital. However, she breathed her last in the evening.

On examining her mobile phone, the Bharalumukh police recovered a text message where it was reported to be written that including her husband, no one understood the deceased. Hence, considering the text message as a clue to the mysterious death, Bharalumukh police filed a FIR at Fatasil Ambari police station and accordingly a case no 248/18 US 306 was registered and the deceased’s husband Niren Deka was arrested today. Bhanita, who originally hailed from Nalbari district married to Niren Deka of Kalapahar, Guwahati only two years ago.