MP journalist death: Woman scribe booked for abetting suicide
An FIR was filed today against a woman scribe for allegedly abetting the suicide of senior journalist Kalpesh Yagnik, group editor of Dainik Bhaskar, the police said.
The woman, was miffed with Yagnik (55) after being sacked from the newspaper and had allegedly threatened to implicate him in false cases if she was not reinstated, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Shailendra Singh told PTI.
She has been booked under IPC section 306 (abetment of suicide) and other relevant sections, he added.
Shortly before his death, Yagnik had met Additional Director General (ADG) of Indore Range Ajay Kumar Sharma and complained that a woman scribe was allegedly threatening to implicate him in false cases if he did not take her back in the job.
Sharma had said Yagnik had given a formal application to him in this regard.
"But he did not demand any legal action against the woman journalist," the ADG had said.
(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
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