Mumbai, Mar 4: Even as the police struggles to solve the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) scientist's murder, a suicide case has emerged here.
The police on Thursday, Mar 4 said that s 27-year-old woman scientist had committed suicide by hanging herself to death at her official quarters in high-security Anushakti Nagar in eastern suburbs.
The woman hailing from Kolkata has been identified as Tital Pal. She hung herself with the help of a dupatta on a window rod on Wednesday, Mar 4 night.
The woman who works in Radio Chemistry and Isotope group reportedly went home at 4: 30 pm that day. This was two hours earlier than her usual time.
When her father called her and found that she was not answering the phone, he intimated the neighbours, the police said.
"In the evening, her father phoned her but she did not attend the call. Her father then phoned her neighbours, who knocked at the door, but Tital did not respond to them as well," Deputy Police Commissioner Dilip Sawant said.
"They subsequently opened the door and found her hanging," he added.
They rushed her to the hospital, where she was declared dead.
There was no suicide note left by Pal and so the police are trying to determine the motive behind the woman's extremist step.
This news comes just ten days after the alleged murder of BARC scientist Mahadevan Iyer.