Jagga Jasoos actor Bidisha Bezbaruah found dead in Gurgaon, husband held

The police arrested her husband, Nisheeth Jha, on Tuesday evening after Bezbaruah’s father, Dr Aswini Bezbaruah, registered a case under section 306 (abetment of suicide) at the Sushant Lok police station.

gurgaon Updated: Jul 19, 2017 12:40 IST
Yashaswani Sehrawat
Yashaswani Sehrawat
Hindustan Times
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Bidisha Bezbaruah, who also featured in a Bihu dance in the movie Jagga Jasoos, was found dead in her flat in Sushant Aparments, Sector 43 in Gurgaon on Monday night.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Famous Assamese actor and singer Bidisha Bezbaruah, who also featured in a Bihu dance in the movie Jagga Jasoos, was found dead in her flat in Sushant Aparments, Sector 43 in Gurgaon on Monday night.

The police arrested her husband, Nisheeth Jha, on Tuesday evening after Bidisha’s father, Dr Aswini Bezbaruah, registered a case under section 306 (abetment of suicide) at the Sushant Lok police station.

Bidisha, 26, whose family lives in Guwahati’s Uzan Bazar, had married Jha last year and the couple reportedly did not have a cordial relationship.

Jha was in Mumbai at the time of the incident and flew to Gurgaon late Monday night.

Bidisha Bezbaruah was found dead at her residence in Gurgaon. ((Twitter/bidisha_ghy))

Sushant Lok Station House Officer Gaurav Phogat told HT that the police control room received a call from a apartment resident about her death at around 8 pm on Monday. The police found Bidisha hanging from the ceiling fan. The singer’s family was informed and they reached Gurgaon on Monday night.

In his complaint Bidisha’s father alleged that Jha had been harassing and threatening her. He claimed that Bidisha was upset with the marriage and it prompted her to take the extreme step, Gurgaon police PRO Ravinder Kumar said.

The police questioned Jha on Tuesday and arrested him in the evening.

Bidisha’s body was sent for post mortem and handed over to the family on Tuesday evening. Her fans expressed their condolences in several messages posted on social media websites.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, in a tweet, said that he has talked to Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar and ‘requested him to call an investigation into the unfortunate death of a girl from Assam in Gurugram’(sic).

Bidisha was known for her acting in the play, Xanto Xixto Histo Pusto Moha Dusto.

First Published: Jul 19, 2017 09:05 IST