Lucknow, February 27 (SocialNews.XYZ) The wife of a government doctor allegedly shot herself in her home, minutes after making a video call to her husband.
The incident happened on Saturday.
The victim, Anju Verma, 49, was a teacher at a public school in Barabanki and was undergoing treatment for depression. Her husband, Sameer Verma, is a radiologist at Balrampur Hospital.
The deceased’s mother-in-law and sons were present at their home in Indira Nagar when she took the extreme step.
According to the police, Anju made a video call to Sameer and told him that her illness would not be cured and that she did not want to live anymore. She then disconnected the call abruptly.
She used Sameer’s licensed revolver to shoot herself. Hearing the gunshot, his mother-in-law came into the room and told Sameer about the incident. Anju was rushed to the KGMU trauma center, where she was pronounced dead.
The Additional Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP), North Zone, Prachi Singh said: “No suicide note was found at the scene and the body has been sent for autopsy. An investigation is ongoing. “
Anju had been in treatment for depression for two years, she said.
The ADCP added that after disconnecting the call, Anju took out the gun which was kept in an almirah when her family members were not in her room.