Fashion designer found dead in Gurgaon, husband arrested

April 10th, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by admin  

Gurgaon, April 9 (IANS) A fashion merchandiser here was Wednesday arrested for the mysterious death of his 27-year-old wife a day earlier, the police said. Bhavana Mahajan, a fashion designer, was found hanging in her room late Tuesday. No suicide note was recovered.

Bhavana, a former counsellor with National Institute of Fashion Design’s Pathankot branch, married Sameer Gupta, 29, in January.

The victim’s brother, Pankaj, alleged that Sameer was harassing Bhavana for dowry.

“Sameer was regularly threatening to kill her if we failed to meet his growing dowry demands,” Pankaj said.

The police said a sub-divisional magistrate enquiry has been ordered.

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