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Airhostess suicide: Pilot in police custody

Arjun Menon, the commercial pilot charged with abetting suicide of an airhostess, is remanded to police custody till June 19, reports Megha Sood.

india Updated: Jun 14, 2008 02:30 IST
Megha Sood

The commercial pilot charged with abetting suicide of an airhostess, was produced before a local court on Friday.

Arjun Menon, who was arrested on Thursday evening, was remanded to police custody till June 19.

According to police officials, Menon was the last person to visit airhostess Sucheta Anand’s room at Ramada Palm Grove Hotel in Juhu before she hung herself to death.

On June 7, the police had discovered the body of Sucheta, a resident of Delhi, in the five star hotel’s room. A case of suicide was registered on the basis of Menon’s statement. Sucheta used to work for IndiGo Airlines.

In his statement to the police, Menon had said that they had dinner in the hotel restaurant and then Sucheta retired to her room number 311.

Sucheta’s brother has lodged a complaint against Menon. Based on the complaint the police called Menon for questioning and later arrested him under Section 306 of the IPC.