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‘Harassed at work’, RML Hospital doc kills self


NEW DELHI: A 52-year-old woman doctor, a specialist radiologist at RML Hospital, allegedly dedicated suicide at her North Avenue house on Wednesday. Police found from the spot a suicide be aware wherein Dr Poonam Vohra alleged she had been harassed by three of her colleagues.

Her husband and kids, who had stepped out and later found the home locked from inside of, alerted police who rushed to the spot at 1pm and broke in. The doctor was once found striking from the ceiling fan in her room. She had taken the break day from work.

Vohra was once conducting a disciplinary inquiry in opposition to the three medical doctors, whose names had been discussed within the be aware, cops claimed. The trio had “humiliated and harassed” her, which drove her to take her life.

3 medical doctors to be requested to enroll in probe

The three medical doctors, whose names have been discussed within the be aware, will probably be requested to enroll in the probe and senior officials from the medical institution are also being interviewed as a part of the investigation. A forensic staff also visited the home to gather evidence.


When contacted, DCP (New Delhi) Madhur Verma showed the trends and said police had initiated a probe into the incident. As of now, an inquest has been introduced but the cops may register an FIR below phase 306 (abetment to suicide) if the be aware and the allegations made therein are verified.


Early probe has published that the incident got here to fore when Dr Vohra’s members of the family returned to the home and located it locked from inside of.


They tried to name her many times but she didn't respond. Even repeated knocks at the door yielded no reply and then cops had been referred to as. The members of the family have recorded their statements and it is being probed if she was once suffering from any kind of stress or despair.


Investigating groups said the doctor’s frame had been moved to the mortuary and the precise explanation for dying can be ascertained following an post-mortem. The groups have also seized her mobile phone and are analysing the content.


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