Journalist Pooja Tiwari case: Chargesheet filed against accused inspector

Faridabad: A charge sheet has been filed against police inspector Amit Kumar, an accused in death case of journalist Pooja Tiwari who allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the fifth floor of her residential building in Faridabad in May, police said on Wednesday.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The SIT probing the suicide case has completed its investigation and filed its charge sheet against Kumar for "abetting her to commit suicide", a police spokesperson said.

On May 2, 28-year-old woman journalist Pooja Tiwari, working with an online news portal, had allegedly committed suicide by jumping from her residential building, but her family suspects foul play in her death and has demanded a CBI probe into it.

On 6 May, Haryana Police inspector Amit Kumar was arrested in connection with the case. He was present at the fifth-floor flat in Sector 46 from on that night when Pooja allegedly fell to her death.

On 29 Jue, forensic team recreated the "fall" scene as narrated by the accused police inspector.

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Updated Date: Jul 06, 2016 09:32:05 IST