IMPHAL, May 6 – Adding to the list of suspicious deaths occuring outside Manipur, a woman from the State reportedly died in a hotel room in Rajasthan after consuming poison.
The woman identified as Naorem Reshma (27), of Imphal died on May 1 after consuming poison along with her fiancé Soraisam Santikumar (28), of Manipur, with whom she was to be married on May 26, according to the mother of Reshma.
The incident happened in a room at Ratandeep Hotel in Udaipur district, Rajasthan at around 11 pm on May 1, in which Reshma died and her fiancée Santikumar escaped death reportedly due to timely medical attention and is now under police custody, it is reported.
The mother said that she received a call on May 2 at around 10.30 am from an unknown number and was informed her daughter was in a critical state after consuming poison along with her fiancé, and expressed her suspicion about the death of her daughter who was going to be married shortly.
Members of the two families flew to Udaipur on the same day where it was confirmed that Reshma had died after consumption of poison but her fiancé Santikumar escaped death as a result of medical treatment and was in police custody on charge of attempting to commit suicide. Reshma’s body reached home yesterday.