20-year-old woman’s body found at Sukhna

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: May 29, 2014 14:17 IST

The body of a call centre executive was found at Sukhna Lake here on Wednesday morning.

The 20-year-old body, identified as Kalawati alias Kirti, had reportedly sent a suicide message to her friend late Tuesday night before jumping into the lake. A morning walker noticed the floating at Sukhna Lake and informed the police.

Cops reached the spot and took the body to General Hospital Sector-16, where duty doctors declared her brought dead. A team of Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) also reached the spot and collected samples.

DSP Central Ashish Kapoor said that no suicide note was found from the spot.

The victim was identified with the help of identity proof of her office.

Two of her colleagues have been rounded up.

Kirti’s father, is an employee at Haryana secretariat. He told the police that Kirti had left home on Tuesday night for office, but did turn home at night and that a missing person complaint had been lodged.
Police sources claim that initial investigations indicated it was a suicide, but her father has claimed that Kirti was killed.

Police are questioning the friends and family of the victim to ascertain the reasons behind the extreme step.

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