A 32-year old gym trainer was arrested in connection with the suicide of a woman under mysterious conditions in a gym in Sector 12 on Thursday afternoon. The victim Sofia Khan, 23, a resident of Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh was in a relationship with the gym instructor identified as Hemant Kumar and had been pressing him for marriage for which the accused was not ready, the police said.
As per police officials, the immediate reason for her suicide was an argument over marriage.
“When the girl realized that Kumar was not ready to marry her. She took the extreme step. Kumar was arrested after investigation revealed his role in the case,” said Devender Kumar, in charge sector bus stand police post.
Sources further revealed that though the girl was working as a beautician but Kumar suspected that he was working in a spa, and that was the reason that he had started avoiding the girl.
A case under section 306 of IPC for abetment to suicide was registered against the accused.
Sumit Kuhar, DCP, West, said that it is being investigated whether there was role of any other person in her death. “Once the investigation is over, things would become clear”, he said.
Sofia’s brother on Thursday alleged that there was some conspiracy behind the death as the girl had no reason to come to the gym and commit suicide. He told the police that their family lived in Kapashera and had no connection with anyone in Gurgaon.