Hyderabad: Sana Iqbal who campaigned against depression dies in car accident
Activist Sana Iqbal from Hyderabad who campaigned on her bike against depression and suicide died in a car accident on the outskirts of the city on Tuesday.
Sana who herself was undergoing with depression had forcibly gone out with her estranged husband Abdul Nadeem, 35, on the day she met with an accident. On Tuesday, at around 2 am, Sana was asked to join him for a ride to check out his new car stereo system. When she refused, he threatened her that he will create a scene.
The accident occurred at 4 am. According to the police, the couple was travelling towards Gachibowli in west Hyderabad. Nadeem, who works as a manager with Amazon, suffered injuries, breaking two of his ribs and is undergoing treatment at a city hospital. While Sana died instantly in the early morning accident.
Sana's body was shifted to Osmania hospital for a post-mortem examination before handing it to family members for the funeral.
According to the police, the car was moving at a high speed and lost control after going over the median. The car turned left impacting the co-passenger.
The couple had got married in 2014. It is learnt that Sana has faced harassment from her husband and his family. She has been subjected to physical and verbal abuse.