Gurugram doctor commits suicide, wife booked for abetment

Father accuses daughter-in-law for his son’s death, says he was disturbed by his wife’s alleged affair

Gurugram doctor commits suicide, wife booked for abetment

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Sanjay Yadav

Tribune News Service

Gurugram, November 21

A doctor of a renewed multispecialty hospital here committed suicide at his residence by injecting himself with some poisonous substance.

He was allegedly perturbed about the purported affair of his wife, who has been booked for abetment. The FIR has been registered at the Sector 50 police station.

The deceased has been identified as Dr Manuj Sodhi (47), a native of Bhiwadi in Rajasthan.

Dr Sodhi was working with Medanta Medicity as intensive care specialist and lived with his wife in a Sector 49 apartment. The couple was married for around 22 years.

Monika, Dr Sodhi’s wife, is working as teacher in a private school.

Dr Sodhi allegedly committed suicide by injecting himself with some poisonous substance when he was alone at his flat on Saturday morning, police said.

He was rushed to hospital by a neighbour who saw him unconscious but was declared brought dead by the doctors.

Dr Manuj’s father Vinod Sodhi filed a complaint against Monika alleging that his son was depressed because she had an affair with someone from last three years.

Based on Vinod Sodhi’s complaint, an FIR has been registered against Monika under section 306 (abetment to suicide) of the IPC at the Sector 50 police station.

“Following the complaint a case has been registered but we are investigating all angles. Action will be taken as per law after verifying the facts,” said Surender Phogat, SHO, Sector 50 police station.   

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