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Three Pune women commit suicide in a week

Out of the three women, two were married to army employees posted in Aundh Camp area while the third is a civilian

pune Updated: Jun 25, 2017 14:07 IST
Shalaka Shinde
Shalaka Shinde
Hindustan Times, Pune
Swati was fighting for life at Command hospital in Aundh where she succumbed to her injuries on Saturday.(HT Photo)

A 27-year-old woman succumbed to injuries caused from the attempt to hang herself to death on June 19. The deceased woman was fighting for life at Command hospital in Aundh.

The woman identified as Swati Jagdale (27) married Amol Tanaji Jagdale (36), resident of Shivnere Unit Quarters in Aundh camp in August 2009 and moved to the quarters in Aundh with him. Amol served as Sainik in the Indian Army.

Sanghvi police sources said Swati’s husband and his brother Rahul Tanaji Jagdale (32), resident of Loni Bhapkar, Baramati allegedly tortured her physically, verbally and mentally.

Nilesh Jagtap (30), brother of the deceased woman, filed a complaint against the two men. A case was registered against the duo under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 498(A), 306, 323, 504, and 34 for abetting Swati’s suicide.

In the same week, two other cases of women attempting suicide were registered at Sanghvi police station, said assistant police inspector Sarag. One of the two women was identified as Jyoti Prakash Mahagaonkar (22), wife of an army employee posted in Aundh Camp area. While the other unidentified woman was a civilian. All three cases were registered at the Sanghvi police station.

First Published: Jun 25, 2017 14:07 IST