Haryana Minister charged for abetting air-hostess' suicide

August 06, 2012 10:59
Haryana Minister charged for abetting air-hostess' suicide

Gopal Kanda, minister of Haryana, was mentioned in the suicide note of a former air-hostess. Following this incident Delhi Police have registered a case of abetting a suicide against Kanda after which he had resigned to the ministry. Geetika Sharma, the deceased air-hostess was a 23- year old who had been working with the MDLR airlines had hung herself at her residence in Ashok Vihar in North-West Delhi on Saturday.

The minister said that his resignation would remove all the obstacles for the investigations and they can be continued without being obstructed. He also said that the allegations were baseless. He said he was innocent and had no relations with the employees directly but the investigations would reveal the true story.

Apart from the minister Kanda, the Chairman of the MDLR Airlines was also blamed in the suicide note. MDLR airlines were closed in 2009.

Kanda had been booked under the section 306 of IPC for abetting a Suicide.

"I'm ending myself today because I'm shattered inside. My trust has been broken. And I'm being cheated. Two people responsible for my death are Aruna Chadha and Gopal Goyal Kanda. Both of them have broken my trust and have misused me for their own benefits. They have ruined my life and now they are trying to sabotage my family members," Geetika wrote in her suicide note. Her family has said that Kanda had tortured her mentally. She was offered a job by Mr. Kanda after the airlines stopped operating which she rejected. She later worked for Emirates but was ousted from the job after Kanda sent them a letter telling them that she had a bad character.

Investigations have been started but Kanda was not contacted by the police yet.

(AW- Anil)

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