, TNN | Sep 29, 2011
MUMBAI: A 24-year-old management professional hanged herself at her home in MIDC, Andheri (East), on Tuesday. Nidhi Singh
committed suicide between 9.45 am and 10 am soon after her husband
Samdashi (25), an assistant manager at a private bank, had left for
"She recorded her suicide
on her cellphone. She also left behind a note, which was in Hindi but
scripted in Roman alphabets, holding no one responsible for the act. She
also apologized to her husband," said MIDC
senior police inspector S L Hujband
"Besides, she mentioned she wanted to be a part of both her and her
husband's family in her next birth and did not want to hurt anyone."
The cellphone footage is 1.33 minutes long. In it she says she was
depressed and had regrets about her love marriage, which took place in
"The couple hail from Uttar Pradesh and was staying
in the rented flat (on the first floor of Golden Apartments, Kondivita
Lane) for four months," the husband said.
When Singh's father
did not get an answer after repeatedly calling her till Tuesday evening,
he asked a distant relative, who too resides at MIDC, to check if
things were right with her. "Our relative contacted me at my workplace
and said my wife was not responding to my father-in-law's repeated
calls," read Samdashi's police statement. "Around 9.30 pm, I went along
with my relative to the flat. But when my wife did not answer the
knocks, we informed the police. The fire brigade was called and they
broke open the door to find her hanging from the ceiling."
police said that Singh had frequent arguments with her husband. "But
the suicide note, which was found by Samdashi when he searched the
house, did not indicate any ill-treatment from him," Hujband said.
"Samdashi said that around 9.30 am, when he was leaving for work, Nidhi
requested him to talk with her for 10 minutes. He complied but she again
tried to stop him. He ultimately left as he was getting late for work.
Around 10 am, he received an SMS from her saying 'sorry'. But he did not
take it seriously."