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By A Newsman

Siliguri, 13 June: A woman arrested last week on charges of murdering her husband today committed suicide at the Raiganj District Correctional Home in North Dinajpur district.

Pinky Majumdar Roy was found hanging from a washroom at the jail’s female ward today afternoon. Jail guards soon took her down and rushed to the Raiganj district hospital, where doctors declared her brought dead.

The mother of a 2-year old son, Pinky was arrested by police from Islampur area on 9 June on charges of stabbing and burning her alcoholic husband to death. Subsequently, the Islampur Sub-division Court sent her to 14-days judicial custody at the Raiganj District Correctional Home.

Ever since, she was keeping depressed at the jail and seldom interacted with other inmates or jail wardens. Around 3.30 pm today, a jail staff noticed that Pinky was not in her cell and raised an alarm only to find her hanging from the ceiling of a common washroom.