NOIDA: A 20-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself with a from a ceiling fan in her house in Sector 44 on Saturday morning.

Police said the body of Preeti Gautam, who had recently appeared for the UP police exams, was found lying on the floor, along with the fan from which she apparently hung herself. Her father has handed over a suicide note to cops.

The woman had been staying in rented accommodation along with her uncle and aunt for the past few months, but the latter had returned to Hardoi, their native place, about a month back.

“The woman’s aunt was expecting a child and has recently given birth to a daughter. The couple were hence in Hardoi and she was staying alone in Salarpur area,” said sub-inspector of Sector 39 police station.

Police said that it was Preeti’s landlord who first spotted her hanging from the window. “He informed her parents first who had already arrived from Hardoi by the time police reached the spot,” Kumar said.

Interestingly, it was the woman’s father who recovered a suicide note from the bed near her body and handed it over to police. “The woman’s father handed over a suicide note that he said was apparently written by Preeti. We will question them again once the cremation is completed,” he said.

In the suicide note, says that Preet held herself responsible for her death. “Love you mumma. Love you Papa. I am sorry,” it says.

Sector 39 SHO Uday Pratap said no complaint has been received in the case so far.


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